a lady/man/gentleman of leisure

Definition of a lady/man/gentleman of leisure

  1. :  a woman/man who does not work and who spends a lot of time doing things for pleasure

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a woman having proprietary rights or authority especially as a feudal superior

    :  a woman receiving the homage or devotion of a knight or lover

    :  virgin mary

  1. :  an individual human

    :  an adult male human

    :  husband

  1. :  to supply with people (as for service)

    :  to station members of a ship's crew at

    :  to serve in the force or complement of

  1. : manual

  1. :  a man of noble or gentle (see 1gentle 1a) birth

    :  a man belonging to the landed gentry

    :  a man who combines gentle (see 1gentle 1a) birth or rank with chivalrous qualities

  1. :  freedom provided by the cessation of activities

    :  time free from work or duties

    :  ease, leisureliness

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holding stubbornly to a belief or view

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