leisure


leisure
leisurable, adj.leisureless, adj.
/lee"zheuhr, lezh"euhr/, n.
1. freedom from the demands of work or duty: She looked forward to retirement and a life of leisure.
2. time free from the demands of work or duty, when one can rest, enjoy hobbies or sports, etc.: Most evenings he had the leisure in which to follow his interests.
3. unhurried ease: a work written with leisure and grace.
4. at leisure,
a. with free or unrestricted time.
b. without haste; slowly.
c. out of work; unemployed: Because of the failure of the magazine, many experienced editors are now at leisure.
5. at one's leisure, when one has free time; at one's convenience: Take this book and read it at your leisure.
adj.
6. free or unoccupied: leisure hours.
7. having leisure: the leisure class.
8. (of clothing) suitable to or adapted for wear during leisure; casual: a leisure jacket.
9. designed or intended for recreational use: leisure products like bowling balls and video games.
[1250-1300; ME leisir < OF, n. use of inf. L licere to be permitted]

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