time killer

noun

Definition of time killer

1 : a person with free time
2 : something that passes the time : diversion

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Remember, the hot dog is already being delivered to the mouth in a semi-suspension of bucket water, so taking extra gulps may seem like a time killer. Aj Willingham, CNN, "The best scarfing methods at the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest," 4 July 2019 But the info screen won’t be a haven for time killers. Jonathan Takiff, Philly.com, "Will Philly's new video kiosks damage the city's historic brand?," 23 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of time killer

1728, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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