dilatory
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈdɪlət(ə)ɹi/
    • (rarely) IPA: /daɪˈleɪt(ə)ɹi/
Adjective

dilatory (not comparable)

  1. Intentionally delaying (someone or something), intended to cause delay, gain time, or defer decision.
    a dilatory strategy
    • Alva, as usual, brought his dilatory policy to bear upon his adversary.
  2. Slow or tardy.
Translations Translations Adjective

dilatory (not comparable)

  1. Relating to dilation; dilative



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