Definition of 'playtime'
Example sentences containing 'playtime'
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As soon as Wolfe got settled at his desk Monday morning following his plant-room playtime, I swivelled to face him. MURDER IN E MINOR (2002)Everything was supervised closely except playtime, which was supervised from a distance by a fat teacher in a long skirt with a bell. GOING OUT (2002)He stopped the car at the entrance to the lot, and stepped out to survey the bizarre spectacle of animal playtime. THE GREAT AND SECRET SHOW (2002)
The following morning Hilary was already under the wattle tree when he came outside for playtime. FAIRYLAND (2002)
Trends of 'playtime'
Used Occasionally. playtime is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'playtime'
British English: playtime /ˈpleɪˌtaɪm/ NOUN
In a school for young children, playtime is the period of time between lessons when they can play outside.
Any child who is caught will be kept in at playtime.
- American English: playtime
- Arabic: وَقْتُ اللَّعِب
- Brazilian Portuguese: recreio
- Chinese: 游戏时间
- Croatian: vrijeme za igru
- Czech: volný čas dětí
- Danish: frikvarter
- Dutch: speeltijd
- European Spanish: recreo
- Finnish: leikkiaika
- French: récréation
- German: Zeit zum Spielen
- Greek: ώρα ψυχαγωγίας
- Italian: ricreazione
- Japanese: 遊び時間
- Korean: 노는 시간
- Norwegian: friminutt
- Polish: przerwa na zabawę
- European Portuguese: recreio
- Romanian: pauză
- Russian: время для игр
- Spanish: recreo
- Swedish: rast
- Thai: เวลาเล่น
- Turkish: oyun saati
- Ukrainian: перерва
- Vietnamese: giờ ra chơi
Definition of playtime from the Collins English Dictionary
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