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We found 37 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word dilatory:
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General dictionaries General (33 matching dictionaries)
  1. dilatory: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. dilatory: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. dilatory: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. dilatory: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. dilatory: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. dilatory: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Dilatory, dilatory: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. dilatory: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. dilatory: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. dilatory: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. dilatory: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. dilatory: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. dilatory: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. Dilatory, dilatory: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. dilatory: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. dilatory: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. Dilatory: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. dilatory: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. dilatory: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. dilatory: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. dilatory: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. dilatory: Hutchinson's Dictionary of Difficult Words [home, info]
  23. Dilatory: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  24. dilatory: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. dilatory, dilatory: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  26. dilatory: The Phrontistery - A Dictionary of Obscure Words [home, info]
  27. dilatory: Luciferous Logolepsy [home, info]
  28. dilatory: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  29. dilatory: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  30. dilatory: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  31. dilatory: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. DILATORY: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  2. dilatory: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. dilatory: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. dilatory: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

(Note: See dilatoriness for more definitions.)

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Quick definitions from WordNet (dilatory)

adjective:  inclined to waste time and lag behind
adjective:  wasting time
adjective:  using cautious slow strategy to wear down opposition; avoiding direct confrontation

▸ Also see dilatoriness
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Phrases that include dilatory:   dilatory plea, dilatory defence, dilatory motion, dilatory defense more...

Words similar to dilatory:   dawdling, dilatorily, dilatoriness, fabian, laggard, pokey, poky, late, slow, more...

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