Example sentences for: pastime

How can you use “pastime” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • If the phrase "soccer moms" has rapidly become part of the political lexicon, it may be because it is cleverly positioned at the intersection of several different trends--the rise of soccer as a middle-class pastime, the demanding lives of working women, the diversification of the suburbs, the popularity of the Dodge Caravan, and so on.

  • This has been the tradition since 1851, the year in which the firm of John Jaques of Hatton Garden, London, commissioned John Tenniel, the Punch cartoonist and future illustrator of Lewis Carroll's Alice books, to design the eleven families of four members each in their highly successful and long-lived juvenile pastime.

  • Admittedly, there is no such thing as perfect synonymy, but the meanings of many pairs of words are close enough for this term to be used in the context of a pastime like crosswords.

  • This seems to encourage word buffs to take a stab at their own versions--a popular pastime if the many letters I receive are any indication.

  • But today ballooning is the pastime of the gentleman adventurer.

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