spare Idioms & Phrases
noun an extra component of a machine or other apparatus
noun time available for hobbies and other activities that you enjoy
noun time that is free from duties or responsibilities
noun excess fat around the waistline
noun an auxiliary activity
sideline; by-line; avocation; pursuit; hobby.
To spare one's self
(a)To act with reserve . Obs.
Her thought that a lady should her spare. Chaucer.
(b)To save one's self labor, punishment, or blame.
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