What is another word for waste one's time?

16 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ wˈe͡ɪst wˈɒnz tˈa͡ɪm], [ wˈe‍ɪst wˈɒnz tˈa‍ɪm], [ w_ˈeɪ_s_t w_ˈɒ_n_z t_ˈaɪ_m]

There are many ways to express the idea of "wasting one's time". Some common synonyms include "procrastinating", which refers to delaying or putting off important tasks and ultimately wasting time; "lollygagging", which means dawdling or lingering around without purpose; "frittering away time", which refers to squandering time on unimportant or unproductive activities; "idling", which means doing nothing in particular and passing the time without purpose or intention; and "dilly-dallying", which refers to wasting time by being indecisive or hesitant. No matter which synonym is used, the underlying idea is the same - spending time in ways that do not contribute to one's goals or fulfilling one's responsibilities.

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What are the hypernyms for Waste one's time?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

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