Characterized by leisure.
- Having leisure, having time that need not be dedicated to work.
- The leisured class may produce great advances in the arts, or it may fritter away its time.
Variant of leisure
free, unoccupied time during which a person may indulge in rest, recreation, etc.
Origin of leisureMiddle English leiser ; from Old French leisir, substantive use of infinitive , to be permitted ; from Classical Latin licere ; from Indo-European base an unverified form leik-, to offer for sale, bargain
- free and unoccupied; spare: leisure time
- having much leisure; not working for a living: the leisure class
- done or used during one's leisure: leisure activities, leisure wear
- having free or spare time
- with no hurry
- not occupied or engaged
at one's leisure
when one has the time or opportunity