verb (used without object), pro·cras·ti·nat·ed, pro·cras·ti·nat·ing.
verb (used with object), pro·cras·ti·nat·ed, pro·cras·ti·nat·ing.
Origin of procrastinate
Examples from the Web for procrastinated
Instead of fighting he hesitated and procrastinated away every chance of victory.Brave Deeds of Union Soldiers|Samuel Scoville
When the cab had halted, again he procrastinated with the handle of the door in his hand.The Kingdom Round the Corner|Coningsby Dawson
And you have procrastinated from sheer dread, my poor Pauline!The Adventures of a Widow|Edgar Fawcett
Perhaps I procrastinated a little from indecision, but much more because I considered that I had no other choice.Ecstasy: A Study of Happiness|Louis Couperus
Had I procrastinated ever so little, I should not have had time to finish and I should have lost a rare and interesting find.The Life of the Fly|J. Henri Fabre
British Dictionary definitions for procrastinated
Word Origin for procrastinate
Word Origin and History for 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.