Definition of time-waster noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈtaɪm weɪstə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtaɪm weɪstər//
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a person or an activity that wastes time Ambulance service managers say that time-wasters are holding up genuine emergency calls. One of the biggest time-wasters I can think of involves trying to remember or find a username and password for a particular website.