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Meaning of PASTIME

Pronunciation:  'pas`tIm

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly); "sailing is her favorite pastime"; "his main pastime is gambling"; "he counts reading among his interests"; "they criticized the boy for his limited pursuits"

PASTIME is a 7 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: interest, pursuit
 See Also: avocation, by-line, diversion, hobby, recreation, sideline, spare-time activity



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Pas"time`\, n. [Pass + time: cf. F. passetemps.]
    That which amuses, and serves to make time pass agreeably;
    sport; amusement; diversion.
  2. \Pas"time`\, v. i.
    To sport; to amuse one's self. [R.]
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: amusement, avocation, by-line, distraction, diversion, divertisement, divertissement, enjoyment, entertainment, fun, hobby, hobbyhorse, leisure, mirth, passe-temps, play, pleasure, recreation, regalement, relaxation, side interest, sideline, solace, spare-time activity, sport