Definitions

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  • n. Any time-consuming activity.

Etymologies

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time +‎ suck

Examples

  • Be warned, though--it's as big a timesuck as TVTropes.

    Making Light: Open thread 135

  • Imagine the huge timesuck on terrorist productivity LOLalQaeda would be!

    Joe versus the Google - Swampland - TIME.com

  • But I predict most people will come to realize it's a banal timesuck and move on.

    Luca Sofri: Twitter is so 2007

  • The internet is a huge timesuck, but it's also a diffusing point for me.

    So it's Sort of Social, Demented and Sad, But Social

  • Well, it's a timesuck, but I would if this is like an article in a journal write a response letter explaining why you disagree with them and why you're not going to change that particular aspect.

    Ferule & Fescue

  • Guitar Hero II is hereby the most addictive timesuck ever, and that I do not own it is a travesty.

    PSA

  • The ultimate timesuck design-centric blog will leap off of the screen with a visit by founder Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan to the Windy City.

    News - chicagotribune.com

  • But you don't need a big fat timesuck right in the middle of your workday.

    My Global Career

  • Facebook: The new, panel-based interface takes a little getting used to, but once you're acclimated it's the most effective way to throw yourself, fingers first, into the black hole timesuck that is Facebook.

    Gizmodo

  • Plus there's facebook, or timesuck, whatever you call it and then I signed onto Twitter.

    Sticky Crows

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