Betty_Pipetti (pipetti) wrote in 1word1day,


[DILL-uh-tore-ree ] –adjective-

1. tending to delay or procrastinate; slow; tardy.
2. intended to cause delay, gain time, or defer decision entry for dilatory

Though the hour of today's entry may seem dilatory,
it is, in this Midwestern time zone, still Thursday :-)

Have a great weekend everyone!

Online Etymology Dictionary entry for dilatory
1535, from L. dilatorius, from dilator "procrastinator," from dilatus, serving as pp. of differe "delay."

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