adverb lei·sure·ly \-zhər-lē\

Definition of LEISURELY

:  without haste :  deliberately

Examples of LEISURELY

  1. <the old hound dog leisurely sauntered over to his water bowl to take a drink>

First Known Use of LEISURELY

15th century



: not hurried : slow and relaxed

Full Definition of LEISURELY

:  characterized by leisure :  unhurried <a leisurely pace>
lei·sure·li·ness noun

Examples of LEISURELY

  1. They strolled along at a leisurely pace.
  2. proceeding in a leisurely fashion
  3. After a leisurely lunch, we went to see a movie.

First Known Use of LEISURELY

LEISURELY Defined for Kids


adjective lei·sure·ly \ˈlē-zhər-lē\

Definition of LEISURELY for Kids

:  unhurried <a leisurely walk>


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