Definition of leisure
at one's leisure
: in one's leisure time : at one's convenience read the book at her leisure
Examples of leisure in a Sentence
I don't have much time for leisure.
upon retiring, the elderly couple looked forward to a life of well-deserved leisure
Recent Examples of leisure from the Web
Between May 26 and June 3, 1940, troops were evacuated via hundreds of boats, including fishing and leisure crafts, thanks to the help of civilians who risked their lives to save others.
Laurence Xu is a Chinese designer who often shows at Paris Fashion Week, Travel + Leisure reports.
Hotels say much of the increase is coming from a growing number of leisure travelers.
A largely atheistic or agnostic Germany also has few religious worries about Islamic immigrants, given that secular affluence and leisure long ago proved far more deleterious to German Christianity than did radical Islam.
Allegiant wants to be a one-stop shop where leisure travelers can purchase airfare as well as hotel rooms, car rentals and even admission tickets to resorts and theme parks.
In the midst of the Great Depression, the economist John Maynard Keynes forecast that technological progress might allow a 15-hour workweek, and abundant leisure, by 2030.
While Loews is not as well known as Hyatt, Burke said the company has become a leader in distinctive properties that cater to conventions, business, leisure and family travelers in major urban and resort destinations in the U.S. and Canada.
The hotel project, slated for the corner of 12th and Noble in Anniston, will be a Best Western Plus, one of the franchise's new line of upper mid-scale hotels targeted at the business and leisure traveler markets.
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LEISURE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of leisure for English Language Learners
: time when you are not working : time when you can do whatever you want to do
: enjoyable activities that you do when you are not working
LEISURE Defined for Kids
Definition of leisure for Students
: free time
at someone's leisure
1 : in a way that is not hurried
2 : when there is free time available
3 : not busy
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