a life of leisure

noun phrase

: an existence that does not require that one works
She leads a life of leisure.

Examples of a life of leisure in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Even a nest egg of $538,000 doesn’t make for a life of leisure — in one’s first year of retirement the 4% rule would yield $21,520. Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 24 Nov. 2023 In Victory, California, men go to work while their wives live a life of leisure and tend to their homes, chatting with friends over lunch. Keith Langston, Peoplemag, 27 June 2023 If living a life of leisure and luxury sounds enticing to you, be sure to tour this property. www.alliebeth.com/roster/agents. Allie Beth Allman & Associates, Dallas News, 13 June 2023 Oscar Wilde imagined a more utopian scenario, one in which machines performed all disagreeable work and humans were free to make art, read, and enjoy a life of leisure. Meghan O’Gieblyn, Harper's Magazine, 8 Dec. 2021

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'a life of leisure.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Dictionary Entries Near a life of leisure

Cite this Entry

“A life of leisure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20life%20of%20leisure. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!