or time-suck or time·suck
[ tahym-suhk ]
/ ˈtaɪmˌsʌk /
something that takes up too much of one's time: Social media is addictive and a huge time suck when I should be studying.
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Origin of time suck
First recorded in 1980–85
Words nearby time suck
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Example sentences 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.