Sentence examples for pastime from high-quality English sources.

  • TRACING family trees is a popular British pastime.

  • Flying kites is a popular pastime all over the world.

  • Meanwhile, Japanese citizens were growing interested in America's favorite pastime.

  • The pastime has exposed fault lines in the neighbourhood where crime and unemployment are rampant.

  • 'The Victorians' favourite pastime' is right, confirmed by the word 'their' later in the same sentence.

  • But Andrada was more inclined toward something sociological — people-watching is still a favorite pastime.

  • It does not mean “National Most Popular Pastime” or “National Biggest TV Ratings Pastime.”

  • She referenced a favorite example from a favorite pastime: Orchestras with blind auditions hire more women.

Use pastime in a sentence.

  • Origami was used for ceremonial purposes as early as 6th-Century in Japan, and later became a recreational pastime.

  • Baseball is America’s pastime—but it is also a unifying pastime of the Americas, from Fargo to Havana to Caracas.

  • John Florio is the co-author, with Ouisie Shapiro, of “One Nation Under Baseball: How the 1960s Collided with the National Pastime.”

  • Pensacola’s Blue Wahoos wants to rent you its entire stadium this summer, giving you the perfect opportunity to enjoy America’s pastime while social distancing.

  • The more I read, the more convinced I became that Foos’s stilted metaphysics were his way of attempting to elevate his disturbing pastime into something of value.

  • Criticism of Network Rail, of the train operating companies and of the Government then becomes a merry pastime for everyone, including those who haven’t actually got on a train for years.

  • In baseball, gamblers and fixers openly operated in big league cities with impunity, while club owners swept all rumours of corrupted games under the rug, lest the public lose faith in the national pastime.

  • Of the 2,000 people asked, only 58 have placed themselves inside a giant inflatable hamster ball to go Zorbing, and 17 have attempted Harry Potter’s favourite Hogwarts pastime Quidditch, though their feet and broomsticks remained firmly on the ground.

pastime sentence examples

  • "However, with no assurances of how long social distancing measures will be implemented and consumers now shopping for a purpose, not a pastime, the business must continue to manage costs and innovate if it is to take full advantage of these opportunities."

  • In the Met’s vest-pocket show “Legends of the Dead Ball Era (1900-1919),” the museum exhibits a private collection of baseball cards featuring stars of the early years of America’s pastime, among them the Hall of Famers Ty Cobb, Honus Wagner, and Tris Speaker.

  • The troubled return of the national pastime, after months of careful planning, was only the latest sign that the virus, instead of ebbing over the summer as officials had once hoped it would, is spreading at record levels across wide sections of the United States.

  • Private recreation typically includes spectator amusements and sports (especially football), active sports and physical exercise, automobile excursions, the pursuit of hobbies, visits with friends and family, and the long-favoured German pastime of walking or hiking.


  • noun act

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

    Example: sailing is her favorite pastime

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Use pastime in a sentence

On this page, there are 20 sentence examples for pastime. They are all from high-quality sources and constantly processed by lengusa's machine learning routines.

    Sentence frequency composition for this page:
  • 1 sentence examples for pastime from The Economist
  • 3 sentence examples for pastime from Encyclopedia Britannica
  • 2 sentence examples for pastime from Business Insider
  • 2 sentence examples for pastime from The Guardian
  • 1 sentence examples for pastime from Los Angeles Times
  • 2 sentence examples for pastime from New York Times
  • 2 sentence examples for pastime from BBC
  • 4 sentence examples for pastime from The New Yorker
  • 1 sentence examples for pastime from Timeout
  • 2 sentence examples for pastime from Independent
    There are 2 relevant lexical connections:
  • • Relevant word or phrase for pastime is interest
  • • Relevant word or phrase for pastime is pursuit

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