time killer

time′ kill`er


n.
1. an activity that helps the time to go by agreeably or tolerably; pastime.
2. a person with free time to spend.
[1745–55]
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A time killer? I spend about 20 minutes in the morning reading through a few links on my timeline.
Jon Hamm is positively Sean Connery-esque--combining old-fashioned matinee-idol dash with an impossibly cool facade and a diamond hardness --in "Keeping Up with the Joneses," an amiable time killer of an espionage comedy that casts him as a U.S.
“Oktozu game is fun, challenging and a great time killer while waiting in queue or travelling.”
That's the difference between a mobile device--it's quick, it's a time killer. It might be a 20-minute time killer, but it's still a time killer.
Analysts note the game is easy to hop in and out of, making it a good time killer for mobile players, yet offers new challenges to give players a new twist when they play again.
Important to note: The nickname of the VL 2 P is the "Nebenzeit Killer," or, "Idle Time Killer." Because the objective of the design was to minimize any time that the machine isn't cutting metal.
YouTube is the ultimate time killer, just like true love.
The latter is as much a time killer as dining out can be.
The game would have finished with crosses and corners being scrambled away from the box in blind panic before we crumbled and conceded a sloppy stoppage time killer goal from a dead-ball.
Let the record show that nobody on the Rock the Bells tour resorted to the overwhelmingly lame time killer of dividing the house into sections for contests of determining which side could scream louder (thank you Rock the Bells, thank you!)
Whereas the college coach can recruit players with post moves, the high school coach has to start from scratch--and it can be a time killer.