time–consuming

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adjective time–con·sum·ing \ˈtīm-kən-ˈsü-miŋ\

Definition of time–consuming

  1. 1 :  using or taking up a great deal of time time–consuming chores

  2. 2 :  wasteful of time time–consuming tactics

First Known Use of time–consuming

1600


TIME–CONSUMING Defined for English Language Learners

time-consuming

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Definition of time–consuming for English Language Learners

  • : using or needing a large amount of time

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