time killer

noun

Definition of time killer 

1 : a person with free time

2 : something that passes the time : diversion

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Media: Buzz 60 The 66-year-old four-time killer, who is set for execution on June 27, pointed to bloody botched procedures in other states. Keri Blakinger, Houston Chronicle, "Texas assures court it can carry out aging death row inmate's execution," 19 June 2018 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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