First Known Use of time-out
TIME-OUT Defined for English Language Learners
: a short period of time during a sports event when the game stops and the players rest or talk to their coach
: a short period of time when you stop doing something so that you can rest or do something else
: a short period of time when a child must sit quietly as punishment for behaving badly
TIME-OUT Defined for Kids
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