face time

noun
|Updated on: 24 Jul 2018

Definition of face time

1 : the amount of time one spends appearing on television
2 : time spent in a face-to-face meeting with someone
3 : time spent at one's place of employment especially beyond normal work hours

Examples of face time in a Sentence

  1. He hoped to get more face time with the president.

  2. Some bosses think lots of face time is a sign of loyalty to the company.

  3. a celebrity who has been getting a lot of face time

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First Known Use of face time

1978

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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FACE TIME Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of face time for English Language Learners

  • : time spent meeting with someone

  • : time spent at the place where you work especially before or after normal working hours

  • : the amount of time someone spends appearing on television


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