What does the word pastime mean?

Usage examples for pastime

  1. Dancing, according to history, was the favorite pastime on this occasion and would be very appropriate at the present time. – Games For All Occasions by Mary E. Blain
  2. " I didn't hand you that stuff and my story of these things for pastime, Doc. – The Heart of Unaga by Ridgwell Cullum
  3. Brightly's only recreation was whistling, and he took the pastime seriously. – Furze the Cruel by John Trevena