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Meaning of TEMPORIZER

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  someone who temporizes; someone who tries to gain time or who waits for a favorable time
 

TEMPORIZER is a 10 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: temporiser
 
 See Also: delayer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tem"po*ri`zer\, n.
One who temporizes; one who yields to the time, or complies
with the prevailing opinions, fashions, or occasions; a
trimmer.

      A sort of temporizers, ready to embrace and maintain
      all that is, or shall be, proposed, in hope of
      preferment.                              --Burton.

 

 

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