noun see procrastinate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Procrastinator — Pro*cras ti*na tor, n. One who procrastinates, or defers the performance of anything. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • procrastinator — c.1600, agent noun in Latin form from PROCRASTINATE (Cf. procrastinate) (q.v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • procrastinator — procrastinate ► VERB ▪ delay or postpone action. DERIVATIVES procrastination noun procrastinator noun. ORIGIN Latin procrastinare defer till the morning …   English terms dictionary

  • procrastinator — See procrastination. * * * …   Universalium

  • procrastinator — noun One who procrastinates; one who delays working on things. See Also: procrastination …   Wiktionary

  • procrastinator — Synonyms and related words: bungler, dawdle, dawdler, disregarder, dodger, drone, foot dragger, goldbrick, goof off, idler, ignorer, laggard, lie abed, lingerer, loiterer, malingerer, neglecter, negligent, plodder, shirker, slacker, sleepyhead,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • procrastinator — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun One that lags: dawdler, dilly dallier, lag, laggard, lagger, lingerer, loiterer, poke, straggler, tarrier. Informal: slowpoke. See FAST …   English dictionary for students

  • procrastinator — prÉ™ kræstɪ neɪtÉ™(r) n. one who postpones, one who puts something off until later; one who defers, one who delays …   English contemporary dictionary

  • procrastinator — n delayer, deferrer, postponer, cunc tator, temporizer; malingerer, shirker, loafer, Sl. goof off, Sl. goldbrick, idler, Brit. Si. scrimshanker, do nothing, faineant; neglector, ignorer, disregarder; dodger, evader …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • procrastinator — pro·cras·ti·na·tor …   English syllables

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