Definitions for cunctator

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cunc•ta•tionkʌŋkˈteɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. delay; tardiness.

Origin of cunctation:

1575–85; < L cunctātiō=cunctā(rī) to delay +-tiō -tion

cunc•ta′tor(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. procrastinator, postponer, cunctator(noun)

    someone who postpones work (especially out of laziness or habitual carelessness)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cunctator(noun)

    one who delays or lingers

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Cunctator

    a name given to Fabius Maximus on account of the tantalising tactics he adopted to wear out his adversary Hannibal.

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