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time killer

noun
1.
a person with free time to spend.
2.
an activity that helps the time to go by agreeably or tolerably; pastime.
Origin of time killer
1745-1755
1745-55
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  • In London, it is a sort of time-killer, or exchange of looks and smiles.

  • For a little while the magazine, or rather the pictures in it, sufficed for a time-killer.

    The Price Francis Lynde

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