procrastinator


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pro·cras·ti·nate

 (prō-krăs′tə-nāt′, prə-)
v. pro·cras·ti·nat·ed, pro·cras·ti·nat·ing, pro·cras·ti·nates
v.intr.
To put off doing something, especially out of habitual carelessness or laziness.
v.tr.
To postpone or delay needlessly.

[Latin prōcrāstināre, prōcrāstināt- : prō-, forward; see pro-1 + crāstinus, of tomorrow (from crās, tomorrow).]

pro·cras′ti·na′tion n.
pro·cras′ti·na′tor n.
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Noun1.procrastinator - someone who postpones work (especially out of laziness or habitual carelessness)
delayer - a person who delays; to put off until later or cause to be late
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procrastinator

noun
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procrastinateur
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procrastinator

[prəʊˌkræstɪˈneɪtəʳ] N he's too much of a procrastinatortiene una tendencia exagerada a dejar las cosas para más tarde
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procrastinator

nZögerer m, → Zögerin f, → Zauderer m, → Zauderin f
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