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Lynn Meekins, the managing editor, decided against wasting time and energy on extras.

Clearly, Menzel isn't wasting time complaining about Travolta's gaffe.

Without wasting time, he lowered the thick piece of lead cable he had hidden in his jacket so that it was now in his hand.

What gets called 'wasting time' is almost always fear, not laziness.

Instead, we're wasting time talking about things the federal government does very poorly.

Why didn't he send a trooper to report at once instead of wasting time in going to Stony Crossing?

It would be difficult to enumerate the many thoughts suggested by these words; each person has his own idea of wasting time.

Without wasting time in irrelevant chat, the seconds walked apart for consultation.

If a fervent desire to help Man, instead of wasting time in prayer to "God," is pessimism, I am a pessimist.

But we are wandering from the point, and wasting time, and talking nonsense.


On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to waste time, such as: burn daylight, dally, dawdle, delay, dillydally, and fiddle about.

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