Definition of time suck in English:

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time suck


US informal
An inefficient or unproductive activity, process, etc.; a waste of time: the Internet can be a colossal time suck
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  • Since I rarely watch TV to watch TV, I don't see it as a time suck.
  • All the spam we get, it's a huge time suck.
  • It mounts up into a major time suck—my "let's tidy up my categories" idea turned into a job that took hours.

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