Meaning of belated
Pronunciation: (bi-lā'tid), [key]
- coming or being after the customary, useful, or expected time: belated birthday greetings.
- late, delayed, or detained: We started the meeting without the belated representative.
- obsolete; old-fashioned; out-of-date: a belated view of world politics.
- overtaken by darkness or night.
- belated (Thesaurus)