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Meaning of BELATED

Pronunciation:  bi'leytid

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  after the expected or usual time; delayed; "a belated birthday card"; "I'm late for the plane"; "the train is late"; "tardy children are sent to the principal"; "always tardy in making dental appointments"
 

BELATED is a 7 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: late, tardy, unpunctual
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Be*lat"ed\, a.
Delayed beyond the usual time; too late; overtaken by night;
benighted. ``Some belated peasant.'' --Milton. --
{Be*lat"ed*ness}, n. --Milton.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: antique, archaic, arrested, back, backward, behind time, behindhand, blocked, dated, delayed, delayed-action, detained, held up, hung up, in a bind, in abeyance, jammed, late, latish, moratory, never on time, obstructed, oldfangled, out of date, outdated, outmoded, out-of-date, overdue, passe, retarded, slow, stopped, tardy, unpunctual, unready, untimely
 

 

 

 

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