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Meaning of BELATED

Pronunciation:  bi'leytid

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\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
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