dilatory[ dil-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]SEE DEFINITION OF dilatory
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DILATORY
The dilatory sportsman robs the pack of finding and himself of profit.
The dilatory habits of a decade were not so readily unlearned.
I had received more than a dilatory donkey on the road to the fair!
In no other way can his dilatory proceedings be accounted for.
The dilatory one was old Kelly; and him Forsythe shot through the heart.
I never had such a dilatory damsel to make my first tent breakfast!
General Sheridan's method of operation could hardly be held as dilatory.
He had been dilatory but now he intended to get down to business.
It is in reality a most exhausting, dilatory, and humiliating exercise.
Whoever was dilatory, whoever was slow, the Gibeonites dared not be.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DILATORY
- having spring fever
- out of it
- any old way
- any which way
- asleep at switch
- asleep on job