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PASTIME

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does pastime mean? 

PASTIME (noun)
  The noun PASTIME has 1 sense:

1. a diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly)

  Familiarity information: PASTIME used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PASTIME (noun)


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Meaning:

A diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

pastime; pursuit; interest

Context examples:

sailing is her favorite pastime / his main pastime is gambling / he counts reading among his interests / they criticized the boy for his limited pursuits

Hypernyms ("pastime" is a kind of...):

diversion; recreation (an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "pastime"):

avocation; by-line; hobby; pursuit; sideline; spare-time activity (an auxiliary activity)


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