Synonyms for tarry

Synonyms for (verb) tarry

Synonyms: tarry, linger

Definition: leave slowly and hesitantly

Similar words: leave, go away, go forth

Definition: go away from a place

Usage: At what time does your train leave?; She didn't leave until midnight; The ship leaves at midnight

Synonyms: tarry, footle, lallygag, mess about, loaf, loiter, lollygag, lounge, lurk, linger, hang around, mill about, mill around

Definition: be about

Usage: The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square; Who is this man that is hanging around the department?

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer

Synonyms for (adj) tarry

Synonyms: tarry, pitchy, resinous, resiny

Definition: having the characteristics of pitch or tar

Similar words: adhesive

Definition: tending to adhere

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