or time-suckor time·suck
- something that takes up too much of one's time: Social media is addictive and a huge time suck when I should be studying.
Origin of time suck
First recorded in 1980–85
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Examples from the Web for time suck
It provides a time-suck while waiting for the bus to arrive, rather than an actual platform for seeking out a meaningful match.Twine: A Dating Site With No Faces
October 6, 2013