Freitag claims she was a good student, but a procrastinator: she would study for tests with an hour to go and ace them.
The procrastinator admits, for instance, that a piece of work must be done.
The procrastinator is the veriest drudge—he has his nose to the grindstone all the time.
Then, to prevent the procrastinator from backing up, the salesman reached for the telephone on the advertiser's desk.
He may have been a procrastinator in everything else, but as a writer he was a skilled mechanic.
The procrastinator queries, "Cannot American man-power meet the demand?"
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.