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If the idea of a religious vigilante ambushing sex workers in his spare time sets off alarm bells, it probably should.

Doyle said he worked for months, in his spare time, on the article at the center of the controversy.

Resolve to do more weird picture puzzles in your spare time.

And in their spare time, those cowpunchers, ranchers, and old rodeo riders will use their experiences as grist for cowboy poetry.

He resided in Santa Barbara, Calif., with his golden retriever dogs and surfed in his spare time.

Safety lies in pursuing my increasing practice, and devoting all my spare time to—well, to my real profession.

The whole of his spare time is spent with Mademoiselle Louise, the danseuse at the Empire.

We were there a week, part of my spare time being employed in helping a Confederate company officer make out a correct pay-roll.

The women and children in farm-houses and cottages spent their spare time in spinning.

The modern young housewife has a superabundance of spare time.


On this page you'll find 68 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to spare time, such as: free time, break, freedom, halt, interim, and interlude.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.