Definition of Spare time

1. Noun. Time available for hobbies and other activities that you enjoy.

Exact synonyms: Free Time
Generic synonyms: Time Off

2. Noun. Time that is free from duties or responsibilities.
Exact synonyms: Free Time
Generic synonyms: Leisure, Leisure Time

Definition of Spare time

1. Noun. free time ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spare Time

spare-time activity
spare ball
spare change
spare part
spare parts
spare rib
spare ribs
spare room
spare someone's blushes
spare the rod and spoil the child
spare time (current term)
spare tire
spare tire well
spare tire wells
spare tires
spare tyre
spare tyre well
spare tyre wells
spare tyres
spare wheel

Literary usage of Spare time

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1920)
"spare time AND DELINQUENCY Allen T. Burns, Director, ... Cleveland of the uses of spare time, including its relation to delinquency, we looked over the ..."

2. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"Never absent from duty, he devoted his spare time to making daily personal visits to the base at Balaclava, with the object of obtaining supplies for his ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... he spent his spare time composing his poem "Angélica", a continuation of the adventures of that capricious lady already related by the Italian poet ..."

4. A Journal of the Proceedings in Georgia, Beginning October 20, 1737: By by William Stephens (1906)
"What spare Time I had, was chiefly employed among them, resolving since they had put it out of my Power to cultivate such a Quantity of Land as I promised ..."

5. Suomalais-englantilainen sanakirja by Severi Alanne (1919)
"... have you any time to spare (1. any spare time)? -hetki leisure hour, spare (1. free) moment; ..."

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