AskDefine | Define tarried

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tarry adj : having the characteristics of pitch or tar [syn: pitchy, resinous, resiny]


1 be about; "The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?" [syn: loiter, lounge, footle, lollygag, loaf, lallygag, hang around, mess about, linger, lurk, mill about, mill around]
2 leave slowly and hesitantly [syn: linger] [also: tarried]tarried See tarry

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