Synonyms and Antonyms of temporizer
1 a person who dexterously and expediently changes or adopts opinions the kind of temporizer who determines his position on a political issue by taking a look at the polls Synonyms of temporizer chameleon, chancer [British], opportunist, acrobat, timeserver, trimmer, weathercockWords Related to temporizer egoist, egotist, self-seeker; conniver, machinator, plotter, schemer
2 one who does things only for his own benefit and with little regard for right and wrong a lifelong temporizer, he was for the war as long as it was popular and against it the minute the tide of public opinion went the other way Synonyms of temporizer bottom-feeder, chancer [British], opportunist, self-seekerWords Related to temporizer egocentric, egoist, egotist; conniver, machinator, plotter, schemer; barracuda, shark; hanger-on, leechNear Antonyms of temporizer altruist
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