kill (the) time

idiom

Definition of kill (the) time

informal
: to spend time doing something while one is waiting We killed time watching the sailboats on the river. We killed the time between trains playing video games.

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“Kill (the) time.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kill%20time. Accessed 5 December 2019.

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