verb (used without object), tar·ried, tar·ry·ing.
verb (used with object), tar·ried, tar·ry·ing.
noun, plural tar·ries.
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Origin of tarry1
synonym study for tarry
OTHER WORDS FROM tarrytar·ri·er, nounun·tar·ried, adjectiveun·tar·ry·ing, adjective
Definition for tarry (2 of 2)
adjective, tar·ri·er, tar·ri·est.
OTHER WORDS FROM tarrytar·ri·ness, noun
Example sentences from the Web for tarry
After decades of extraction, pumping California’s increasingly tarry reserves became tougher.Oil Companies Are Profiting From Illegal Spills. And California Lets Them.|by Janet Wilson, The Desert Sun, and Lylla Younes, ProPublica|September 18, 2020|ProPublica
But I have tarried too long over those days of my apprenticeship, and am yet only at the beginning.The Adventures of Harry Revel|Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Having thus invested the great Bo with the whole empire, making innumerable offerings, he tarried there for seven days longer.Cultus Arborum|Anonymous
We tarried not at all, but got back through the cascade into the cavern again, and so up and out, on the way to that cliff-top.The Voodoo Gold Trail|Walter Walden