time thief

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Something or someone that consumes an inordinate amount of time, especially without achieving anything productive.
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Genie is also an invaluable asset when gabbing on the telephone which can really be a time thief since it's so easy to lose track of time when lost in deep conversation with another.

Submitted on July 10, 2018

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