Adjective "Tarry" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Tarry


    Definition:

    1. to remain or stay, as in a place; sojourn: He tarried in Baltimore on his way to Washington.

    2. to delay or be tardy in acting, starting, coming, etc.; linger or loiter.

    3. to wait. verb (used with object), tarried, tarrying.

    4. Archaic. to wait for. noun, plural tarries.

    5. a stay; sojourn.

    Origin:
    tarry

    Examples:

    "hoods can be tarry."

    "stools can be tarry."

    "smokes can be tarry."

    "ropes can be tarry."

    "keeps can be tarry."

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