Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who postpones; one who delays or puts off.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who postpones.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who postpones.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who postpones work (especially out of laziness or habitual carelessness)

Etymologies

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postpone +‎ -er

Examples

  • "The old man said he'd raise me to twenty at Christmas if Bryan couldn't think of any harder name to call a Republican than a 'postponer,'" said the grocer's young man.

    Strictly business: more stories of the four million

  • Besides, she was an uncommonly good-looking woman -- a tall blonde with beautiful teeth, and wonderfully genial, good-humored, and lively -- an ideal nurse, but a terrible postponer of cures!

    The Martian

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