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play +‎ time


  • IPA(key): /ˈpleɪtaɪm/
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playtime (countable and uncountable, plural playtimes)

  1. Time for play or diversion.
  2. (Britain) A time when children can play outside during the school day.
    The school bell rings to mark the end of playtime.
    Synonyms: recess (US), breaktime, break
  3. A duration of time when one is not as serious as they could be, especially in a conflict of sorts.
    I thought I could go easy on you and win, but I suppose playtime is over.
  4. The duration of a recording.
    The longest track on the album has a playtime of eight minutes.