pitchy, resinous, resiny, tarry(verb)
having the characteristics of pitch or tar
loiter, lounge, footle, lollygag, loaf, lallygag, hang around, mess about, tarry, linger, lurk, mill about, mill around(verb)
"The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"
leave slowly and hesitantly
Covered with tar.
Origin: From tarien, terien, from tirian, tirgan, tergan, from terganan, from deregʰ-. Cognate with tergen, zergen, дергать.
consisting of, or covered with, tar; like tar
to stay or remain behind; to wait
to delay; to put off going or coming; to loiter
to stay; to abide; to continue; to lodge
to delay; to defer; to put off
to wait for; to stay or stop for
stay; stop; delay
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
tär′i, adj. consisting of, covered with, or like tar.—n. Tarr′y-breeks, a sailor.—adj. Tarr′y-fing′ered, thievish.—n.pl. Tarr′y-fing′ers, thieving fingers.
tar′i, v.i. to be tardy or slow: to loiter or stay behind: to delay:—pa.t. and pa.p. tarr′ied.—n. Tarr′ier, one who tarries or delays.—v.i. Tarr′ow (Scot.), to hesitate, refuse. [M. E. targen, to delay (confused in form with tarien, to irritate)—O. Fr. targer (Fr. tarder)—L. tardus, slow.]
The numerical value of tarry in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of tarry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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