1. [ adjective ] wasting time
Synonyms: laggard poky pokey dawdling
Related terms: slow
2. [ adjective ] inclined to waste time and lag behind
Synonyms: laggard
Related terms: unpunctual
3. [ adjective ] using cautious slow strategy to wear down opposition; avoiding direct confrontation
Synonyms: fabian

"a fabian policy"

Related terms: cautious
Similar spelling:   dilator