verb (used without object), procrastinated, procrastinating.
to defer action; delay: to procrastinate until an opportunity is lost.
verb (used with object), procrastinated, procrastinating.
to put off till another day or time; defer; delay.
Origin: 1580–90; < Latinprōcrāstinātus (past participle of prōcrāstināre to put off until tomorrow, equivalent to prō-pro-1 + -crāstināre, derivative of crāstinus of tomorrow; crās tomorrow + -tinus suffix forming adjectives from temporal adverbs); see -ate1