Still I procrastinated; for all the effect his letters and telegrams had upon me, I might as well have left them unopened.
When the cab had halted, again he procrastinated with the handle of the door in his hand.
When she would have procrastinated, he beat down her opposition with the rush of his words.
He wished now he had called—he had meant to do so, but had procrastinated as usual.
But the chaotic vortex of civil war approached, and fell destruction, often procrastinated, brooded in storm.
And you have procrastinated from sheer dread, my poor Pauline!
It remembered how the Government had hesitated, procrastinated, and vacillated in this so-called blockade, as in other matters.
And she procrastinated, ruled by her characteristic quality of supineness.
Perhaps I procrastinated a little from indecision, but much more because I considered that I had no other choice.
It however came about through the Devil's agency that they hesitated continually and procrastinated.
1580s, a back formation from procrastination or else from Latin procrastinatus, past participle of procrastinare "to put off till tomorrow; defer, delay" (see procrastination). Related: Procrastinated; procrastinating. Earlier verb was procrastine (1540s), from French.