Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Time for playing; time devoted to or set aside for amusement.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Time for play or diversion.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Time for play or diversion.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun time for play or diversion

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Examples

  • Video game console makers (Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony) also earned an "A" for including parental controls, built-in playtime timers and parental education.

    Video game industry passes big test

  • The saved game had a running counter on the amount of time played and i believe it was 32hr at the last count (i need to double check). but my actual playtime is definitely much much higher since there are quite a few instances where i screwed up and forgot to save or died and had to redo. i bought the game last tuesday, so it's safe to say that 6 days is pretty close. but i also had help from gamebanshee. com on some of the more tedious puzzles also. looking back, i think i got most of the early side quests, but i missed a lot of the side quests in the later part of the game -- especially those that depended on your travelling to some planets before others to get the quests ...

    SW KotOR: Whew, what a ride!

  • I think there are a lot of people in the DoJ and the military that have forgotten that Bush isn’t President anymore and that playtime is over ….

    Think Progress » Gibbs: Obama Would Agree It’s ‘Odd’ That The DOJ Cited Powell’s Old Views To Defend DADT In Court

  • I think there are a lot of people in the DoJ and the military that have forgotten that Bush isn’t President anymore and that playtime is over ….

    Think Progress » Gibbs: Obama Would Agree It’s ‘Odd’ That The DOJ Cited Powell’s Old Views To Defend DADT In Court

  • They are superlative versions of the kids we once were, and the choreography recalls playtime from long ago.

    Seattle Weekly | Complete Issue

  • The playtime is a distraction from what happened upstairs a few minutes earlier.

    KCCI.com - Local News

  • They are superlative versions of the kids we once were, and the choreography recalls playtime from long ago.

    Seattle Weekly | Complete Issue

  • His father taught him acting, but as a kid he remembers it as a kind of playtime with the old man.

    Jeff Bridges strikes a new chord in 'Crazy Heart'

  • I know there are those like He-Man which are designed for active use, but often when one thinks "action figure", one doesn't necessarily associate it with "playtime".

    Dolls - Action Figures

  • If it's true that the SNP have now included 'playtime' in the promised 2 hours of P.E. at school then I'm afraid that has to go down as a big fail and a few more laps around the block are required while they think about what they have done and what they intend to do.

    Anyone for Tennis?

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