A period during which one has no responsibilities to fulfill, often while waiting for some event or outcome, and therefore must find some activity to partake in to prevent boredom.
Time-to-kill Sentence Examples
It was a beautiful morning and there was plenty of time to kill as Howie wasn't schedule to return to the house until late afternoon.
If you find yourself with some time to kill waiting for cookies to come out of the oven or for your spouse to return with presents to wrap, playing a game online is a way to keep yourself in the holiday mood.
But, if he could get some use out of him before it came time to kill him, he might have a better chance of protecting Katie.
Home canned and commercially canned food may be improperly processed at too low a temperature or for too short a time to kill bacteria.
Long before he was the Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzeneggar portrayed the iconic character of a cyborg assassin sent back in time to kill Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton).