timepass


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timepass

(ˈtaɪmˌpɑːs)
n
a way of passing the time
vb
(intr) to pass the time
adj
moderately entertaining: a timepass movie.
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Today first-time users from the vast swathe of rural areas are using the Internet for 'timepass'.
In fact, the ubiquitous South Asian phenomenon of 'timepass' and the carefree attitude it often spawns amounted to a rich, moving social commentary on the disappointed aspirations that students simultaneously nurtured and resented.
"Comparing an original with a remake is not justified," said the actor, known for featuring in Marathi movies like Boyz, Half Ticket and Timepass 2.
Jeffrey, Timepass, Youth, Class, and the Politics of Waiting in India, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA, USA, 2010.
Jeffrey C (2010) Timepass: Youth, class, and time among unemployed young men in India.
Many of the words describe food and relationships, such as 'anna' (elder brother), 'abba' (father), 'gulab jamun', 'mirch masala', 'keema', 'funda' and 'chamcha'.Oftenly used terms like 'timepass', 'natak' and 'chup' also have their meanings in the dictionary now.
are not interested in the game, adding that they play the game just for timepass. He said that laying of astro-turf in hockey grounds was also necessary for promotion of hockey game.
Similarly, for those who find playing cards a favourite timepass on their journeys, it's time to give up the habit for they may end up paying a hefty penalty.
Incorporating puns, impersonations, characters, accents, and introducing the now-ubiquitous Hinglish, he anchored the two cult shows Videocon Flashback and Timex Timepass.