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



    BrE BrE//ˈtaɪm weɪstɪŋ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtaɪm weɪstɪŋ//
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  1. 1the act of wasting time
  2. 2(British English) (in sport) the act of playing more slowly towards the end of a game to prevent the opposing team from scoring compare run down/out the clock
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: time-wasting