WORD OF THE DAY
Dilatory
DIL-ə-tohr-ee
Part of speech: adjective
Origin: Latin, 15th century
1

Intending to cause delay

2

Wasting time or procrastinating

Examples of Dilatory in a sentence

“His client was late, so the lawyer pulled out dilatory tactics to stall.”

“Cleaning his room was just a dilatory effort to avoid studying.”