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Verb: procrastinate  pru'kra-stu,neyt or prow'kra-stu,neyt
  1. Postpone doing what one should be doing
    "He did not want to write the letter and procrastinated for days";
    - stall, drag one's feet [informal], drag one's heels [informal], shillyshally [informal], dilly-dally [informal], dillydally [informal]
  2. Postpone or delay needlessly
    "He procrastinated the matter until it was almost too late"

Derived forms: procrastinating, procrastinates, procrastinated

Type of: delay

Encyclopedia: Procrastinate