HyperDic: pastime

English > 1 sense of the word pastime:
NOUNactpastime, interest, pursuita diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly)
pastime > pronunciation
Soundspae'stay.m
RhymesAnaheim ... wintertime: 52 rhymes with aym...
English > pastime: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningA diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly).
Examples
  • "sailing is her favorite pastime"
  • "his main pastime is gambling"
Synonymsinterest, pursuit
Narroweravocation, by-line, hobby, pursuit, sideline, spare-time activityAn auxiliary activity
Broaderdiversion, recreationAn activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates / stimulates
Spanishafición, distracción, entretenimiento, hobby, interés, pasatiempo
Catalanafició, distracció, entreteniment, passatemps

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