Definitions for: Leisure

[n] freedom to choose a pastime or enjoyable activity; "he lacked the leisure for golf"
[n] time available for ease and relaxation; "his job left him little leisure"

Webster (1913) Definition: Lei"sure (l[=e]"zh[-u]r; 135), n. [OE. leisere,
leiser, OF. leisir, F. loisir, orig., permission, fr. L.
licere to be permitted. See License.]
1. Freedom from occupation or business; vacant time; time
free from employment.

The desire of leisure is much more natural than of
business and care. --Sir W.

2. Time at one's command, free from engagement; convenient
opportunity; hence, convenience; ease.

He sighed, and had no leisure more to say. --Dryden.

At leisure.
(a) Free from occupation; not busy.
(b) In a leisurely manner; at a convenient time.

Lei"sure, a.
Unemployed; as, leisure hours.

Synonyms: leisure time

See Also: ease, free time, holiday, playday, playtime, relaxation, repose, rest, spare time, time off, vacation, vacationing

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