Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state or quality of being tardy.
  • n. The result or product of being tardy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or state of being tardy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or quality of being tardy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the quality or habit of not adhering to a correct or usual or expected time

Etymologies

From tardy +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • Woah woah woah WOAH woah woah.
    Did I say that?

    Um. It *does* sound like something I would say, I'll give you that. But from where does this come?

    March 3, 2007

  • "the state or quality of being a tard." ~ uselessness

    not cool, u.

    March 3, 2007