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[pley-tahym] /ˈpleɪˌtaɪm/
time for play or recreation.
Origin of playtime
1610-20; play + time Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for playtime
  • playtime has been replaced by lessons with professionals.
  • Those dogs will tackle any job as long as the reward is playtime when they're done.
  • The format allowed longer playtime and faster rewinding and fast-forwarding.
  • They also need breaks, downtime and playtime to integrate what they've learned.
  • Allow a little playtime while you stop for your own break.
  • playtime, a three story-home set on piers at the end of a private walkway to the beach, has seven bedrooms with private baths.
  • Encourage family playtime with a swim in the campground's pool or spend an afternoon on the playground.
  • The kids loved their playtime, and when they came back to us they had lots of stories to tell and experiences to share.
  • After playtime, staff put the toys away so the gym can be used for other activities.
  • Possible adventure activities include snorkeling, diving and surfing, and playtime doesn't end when the sun sets.
British Dictionary definitions for playtime


a time for play or recreation, esp the school break
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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