Definitions for pastimeˈpæsˌtaɪm, ˈpɑs-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pas•timeˈpæsˌtaɪm, ˈpɑs-(n.)

  1. something, as a game, sport, or hobby, that serves to make time pass agreeably.

Origin of pastime:

1480–90; earlier pas(s)e tyme, trans. of MF passe-temps

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pastime, interest, pursuit(noun)

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

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

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. pastime(noun)ˈpæsˌtaɪm, ˈpɑs-

    an activity sb does in their spare time for pleasure

    hobbies and pastimes


  1. pastime(Noun)

    That which amuses, and serves to make time pass agreeably; sport; amusement; diversion; games

  2. pastime(Verb)

    To sport; to amuse oneself.

  3. Origin: passe tyme, calqued on passe-temps.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pastime(noun)

    that which amuses, and serves to make time pass agreeably; sport; amusement; diversion

  2. Pastime(verb)

    to sport; to amuse one's self

Anagrams of pastime

  1. site map, sitemap

  2. Site map

  3. Sitemap

Translations for pastime

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


an occupation which one enjoys and takes part in during one's spare time; a hobby

Playing chess is his favourite pastime.

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