[lee-zher, lezh-er] /ˈli ʒər, ˈlɛʒ ər/
freedom from the demands of work or duty:
She looked forward to retirement and a life of leisure.
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.
a work written with leisure and grace.
free or unoccupied:
the leisure class.
(of clothing) suitable to or adapted for wear during leisure; casual:
a leisure jacket.
designed or intended for recreational use:
leisure products like bowling balls and video games.
at one’s leisure, when one has free time; at one’s convenience:
Take this book and read it at your leisure.
/ˈlɛʒə; US ˈliːʒər/
ease or leisureliness
at one’s leisure, when one has free time
early 14c., leisir, “opportunity to do something” (as in phrase at (one’s) leisure), also “time at one’s disposal,” from Old French leisir (Modern French loisir) “capacity; permission; leisure, spare time; free will; idleness, inactivity,” noun use of infinitive leisir “be permitted,” from Latin licere “be permitted” (see licence). The -u- appeared 16c., probably on analogy of words like pleasure. Phrase leisured class attested by 1836.
[lee-zher-lee, lezh-er-] /ˈli ʒər li, ˈlɛʒ ər-/ adjective 1. acting, proceeding, or done without haste; unhurried; deliberate: a leisurely conversation. 2. showing or suggesting ample ; unhurried: a leisurely manner. adverb 3. in a leisurely manner; without haste: to travel leisurely. /ˈlɛʒəlɪ/ adjective 1. unhurried; relaxed adverb 2. without haste; in a relaxed way adj. […]
- Leisure sickness
noun 1. a medical condition in which people who have been working become ill with symptoms such as fatigue or muscular pains at a weekend or while on holiday
noun 1. a man’s casual suit, consisting of trousers and a matching jacket styled like a shirt, often made in pastel colors.
[lee-zher-wair, lezh-er-] /ˈli ʒərˌwɛər, ˈlɛʒ ər-/ noun 1. casual clothes that are designed for during time.