Definition of dilatorily in US English:

dilatorily

adverb

  • See dilatory

    • ‘He is working, dilatorily, on a book on failed alternatives to Romanticism.’
    • ‘One problem for me as a blogger is that I read voraciously but write very dilatorily and distractedly.’
    • ‘I spent Monday lazing around the apartment, studying dilatorily, reading the Sunday papers, and listening to the rain.’
    • ‘In his case the Office acted dilatorily and in bad faith.’
    • ‘Since, in the last analysis, self-determination means self-defense, it would provide, although dilatorily, assistance in military organization.’

Pronunciation

dilatorily

/ˌdiləˈtôrəlē/