space out

verb
spaced out; spacing out; spaces out

Definition of space out

intransitive verb

informal : to become inattentive, distracted, or mentally remote spaced out halfway through the lecture

First Known Use of space out

1970, in the meaning defined above

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“Space out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/space%20out. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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