HyperDic: tarry

English > 3 senses of the word tarry:
VERBstativetarry, loiter, lounge, footle, lollygag, loaf, lallygag, hang around, mess about, linger, lurk, mill about, mill aroundbe about
motiontarry, lingerleave slowly and hesitantly
ADJECTIVEalltarry, pitchy, resinous, resinyhaving the characteristics / characteristics of pitch or tar
tarry > pronunciation
Soundsteh'riy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > tarry: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving the characteristics / characteristics of pitch or tar.
Synonymspitchy, resinous, resiny
Broaderadhesivetending to adhere
Spanishalquitranado, embreado, resinoso
Catalanembreat, enquitranat, resinós
English > tarry: 3 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningBe about.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsloiter, lounge, footle, lollygag, loaf, lallygag, hang around, mess about, linger, lurk, mill about, mill around
Narrowerprowl, lurchloiter about, with no apparent aim
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Spanishacechar, dar vueltas, demorarse, entretenerse, holgazanear, merodear, perder el tiempo, permanecer, pulular, quedarse, vagar
Catalandemorar-se, dropejar, entretenir-se, gandulejar, pul·lular, voltar
English > tarry: 3 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningLeave slowly and hesitantly.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymlinger
Broaderleave, go forth, go awaygo away from a place
Spanishdemorarse, quedarse atrás, tardar
Catalandemorar-se, demorar, endarrerir-se, retardar, trigar
Nounstarriancethe act of tarrying

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