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.
- procrastination is the thief of time,
Origin of procrastinate
Examples from the Web for procrastinator
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.Practical Ethics|William DeWitt Hyde
He may have been a procrastinator in everything else, but as a writer he was a skilled mechanic.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 13|Elbert Hubbard
The procrastinator queries, "Cannot American man-power meet the demand?"Mobilizing Woman-Power|Harriot Stanton Blatch
Word Origin for procrastinate
c.1600, agent noun in Latin form from procrastinate (v.).
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.