Definitions for procrastinateproʊˈkræs təˌneɪt, prə-

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. procrastinate, stall, drag one's feet, drag one's heels, shillyshally, dilly-dally, dillydally(verb)

    postpone doing what one should be doing

    "He did not want to write the letter and procrastinated for days"

  2. procrastinate(verb)

    postpone or delay needlessly

    "He procrastinated the matter until it was almost too late"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. procrastinate(Verb)

    To put off; to delay taking action; to wait until later.

    He procrastinated until the last minute and had to stay up all night to finish.

  2. procrastinate(Verb)

    To put off; to delay (something).

  3. Origin: From procrastinatum, past participle of procrastino, from pro + crastinus, from cras

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Procrastinate(verb)

    to put off till to-morrow, or from day to day; to defer; to postpone; to delay; as, to procrastinate repentance

  2. Procrastinate(verb)

    to delay; to be dilatory

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