temporizer

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{n} a timeserver, trimmer, turncoat
{i} person who temporizes; one who fits oneself to the time constraints (also temporiser)
One who temporizes; one who yields to the time, or complies with the prevailing opinions, fashions, or occasions; a trimmer
A person who temporizes
someone who temporizes; someone who tries to gain time or who waits for a favorable time
temporize
to pursue a policy of delay
temporize
{v} to comply with the time, to delay
A temporizer
temporist
temporiser
{i} person who temporizes; one who fits oneself to the time constraints (also temporizer)
temporiser
someone who temporizes; someone who tries to gain time or who waits for a favorable time
temporize
To comply; to agree
temporize
To comply with the time or occasion; to humor, or yield to, the current of opinion or circumstances; also, to trim, as between two parties
temporize
To delay; to procrastinate
temporize
draw out a discussion or process in order to gain time; "The speaker temporized in order to delay the vote
temporize
To deliberately act evasively or prolong a discussion in order to gain time or postpone a decision, sometimes in order to reach a compromise or simply to make a conversation more temperate
temporize
{f} fit oneself to the time constraints; put off, postpone; evade a decision, avoid an answer (also temporise)
temporize
tem·po·rize temporizes temporizing temporized in BRIT, also use temporise If you say that someone is temporizing, you mean that they keep doing unimportant things in order to delay something important such as making a decision or stating their real opinion. They are still temporizing in the face of what can only be described as a disaster `Not exactly, sir,' temporized Sloan. to delay or avoid making a decision in order to gain time
temporize
draw out a discussion or process in order to gain time; "The speaker temporized in order to delay the vote"
temporizers
plural of temporizer
temporizer