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  • n. A person who temporizes

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who temporizes; one who yields to the time, or complies with the prevailing opinions, fashions, or occasions; a trimmer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who temporizes; one who yields to the time or complies with the prevailing opinions, fashions, or occasions; a trimmer; a time-server. Also spelled temporiser.

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

  • n. someone who temporizes; someone who tries to gain time or who waits for a favorable time

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