verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of delay
Examples from the Web for delayer
Fabius Cunctator, or the Delayer, so called from the policy of delay which he opposed to the vigorous movements of Hannibal.Witch, Warlock, and Magician|William Henry Davenport Adams
Hence also he was blamed by his fellow-citizens and was even given the name of The Delayer.Dio's Rome, Volume 1 (of 6)|Cassius Dio
Hence he received that new name, so salutary to the commonwealth, of Cunctator, or Delayer.
He found the little devil of a delayer in the paper napkin which he had nervously wadded and dropped on the floor.Joan of Arc of the North Woods|Holman Day
He was a delayer also and, in poker patois, a passer of the buck.The Job|Sinclair Lewis
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Word Origin for delay
Word Origin and History for delayer (1 of 2)
mid-13c., from Old French delaie, from delaiier (see delay (v.)).