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Definition of Pastime


  1. That which amuses, and serves to make time pass agreeably; sport; amusement; diversion.
  2. To sport; to amuse one's self.

Pastime Quotations

Some say our national pastime is baseball. Not me. It's gossip.
Erma Bombeck

If I were to name my favorite pastime, I'd have to say talking about myself. I love it and I think most other people do too. We need, people like us, more listeners and less talkers.
Hedy Lamarr

Art is not a pastime but a priesthood.
Jean Cocteau

My favourite pastime used to be sitting on a park bench watching people. But after 'Jagged Little Pill,' the eyeballs turned, and I was the watched one.
Alanis Morissette

I'm perfectly happy complaining, because it's cathartic, and I'm perfectly happy arguing with people on the Internet because arguing is my favourite pastime - not programming.
Linus Torvalds
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Pastime Translations

pastime in French is amusette, passe-temps
pastime in German is Zeitvertreib
pastime in Italian is hobby, passatempo
pastime in Spanish is aficion, pasatiempo

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