Definition of PROCRASTINATE
- Transitive verb: to put off intentionally and habitually
- Intransitive verb: to put off intentionally the doing of something that should be done
Examples of PROCRASTINATE
- He procrastinated and missed the submission deadline.
- He told her to stop procrastinating and get to work.
Origin of PROCRASTINATE
Latin procrastinatus, past participle of procrastinare, frompro- forward + crastinus of tomorrow, from cras tomorrow
First Known Use: 1588