face time

face time
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feys tahym]
    • /feɪs taɪm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feys tahym]
    • /feɪs taɪm/

Definitions of face time words

  • noun face time time spent speaking or meeting with one or more people face to face, in contrast to phone conversations or other means of communication: Is he available for a couple of hours of face time? 1
  • noun face time time spent appearing on television, in movies, or in other visual media: The candidates had some good face time with a national audience. 1
  • noun face time the amount of time an employee spends in the office or other workplace: If you work from home, make sure you put in face time once in a while. 1
  • noun Definition of face time in Technology (jargon)   Time spent interacting with somebody face-to-face (as opposed to via electronic links). "Oh, yeah, I spent some face time with him at the last Usenix." 1
  • noun face time Time spent in visual communication with another party (as opposed to communication over the phone, via e-mail, instant messaging, etc.). 0

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Origin of face time

First appearance:

before 1975
One of the 1% newest English words
First recorded in 1975-80

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Face time


face time popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 47% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 58% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

face time usage trend in Literature

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