pas·time n. That which amuses, and serves to make time pass agreeably; sport; amusement; diversion; as, that great American pastime, baseball.
pas·time, v. i. To sport; to amuse one's self. [R.]
n : a diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually
pleasantly); "sailing is her favorite pastime"; "his main
pastime is gambling"; "he counts reading among his
interests"; "they criticized the boy for his limited
pursuits" [syn: interest, pursuit]