timesuck

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

time +‎ suck

Noun[edit]

timesuck (plural timesucks)

  1. (informal) Any time-consuming activity.
    • 2006, T. Michael Clark, Corel Paint Shop Pro X Digital Darkroom (page 244)
      Give it a try and explore some of the Paint Shop Pro Web rings. You never know what you'll find. Be careful, though, because this can be a huge timesuck and you might find the afternoon slipping away unnoticed.
    • 2007, Jennifer Niesslein, Practically Perfect (in Every Way)
      the old-fashioned timesuck of housework

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