spare time

noun
1. time available for hobbies and other activities that you enjoy (Freq. 4)
Syn: ↑free time
Hypernyms: ↑time off
2. time that is free from duties or responsibilities
Syn: ↑free time
Hypernyms: ↑leisure, ↑leisure time

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[noun]
leisure, free time, odd moments

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spare time noun
Leisure time
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Main Entry:spare

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spare time UK US noun [uncountable]
time when you do not have to work or study and when you can do what you like

His work for various public bodies left him little spare time.

in someone’s spare time:

I enjoy literature and languages in my spare time.

Thesaurus: time off from workhyponym

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n. time that is not taken up by one's usual activities; leisure time

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • spare time — noun uncount * time when you do not have to work or study and when you can do what you like: FREE TIME: His work for various public bodies left him little spare time. in someone s spare time: I enjoy literature and languages in my spare time …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • spare-time — spareˈ time adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑spare …   Useful english dictionary

  • spare time — N UNCOUNT: usu poss N Your spare time is the time during which you do not have to work and you can do whatever you like. In her spare time she read books on cooking... I spend a lot of my spare time watching videos. Syn: free time …   English dictionary

  • spare time */ — UK / US noun [uncountable] time when you do not have to work or study and when you can do what you like His work for various public bodies left him little spare time. in someone s spare time: I enjoy literature and languages in my spare time …   English dictionary

  • spare time — Synonyms and related words: casual, convenience, ease, extra, free time, freedom, goof off time, idle hours, incidental, leisure, occasional, odd, odd moments, off, out of the way, part time, repose, rest, retirement, semiretirement, side, spare …   Moby Thesaurus

  • spare time — noun free time Syn: free time, leisure, leisure time …   Wiktionary

  • spare time — See spare hours …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • spare time — leisure time, available time …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Spare Time Machine — Infobox Album | Name = Spare Time Machine Type = studio Artist = Pepe Deluxé Released = 2007 Recorded = Genre = Psychedelic Rock Length = 46:10 Label = Catskills Producer = Reviews = *BBC (favorable) [http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/release/rzn8/… …   Wikipedia

  • spare-time activity — noun an auxiliary activity • Syn: ↑avocation, ↑by line, ↑hobby, ↑pursuit, ↑sideline • Derivationally related forms: ↑hobbyist (for: ↑hobby), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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