Synonyms for pastime

Synonyms for (noun) pastime

Synonyms: pastime, pursuit, interest

Definition: a diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly)

Usage: sailing is her favorite pastime; his main pastime is gambling; he counts reading among his interests; they criticized the boy for his limited pursuits

Similar words: diversion, recreation

Definition: an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates

Usage: scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists; for recreation he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles; drug abuse is often regarded as a form of recreation