leisure class

noun

: people who do not have to work

Examples of leisure class in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Thus was born the leisure class, with its extravagant notions of recreation. Cody Cottier, Discover Magazine, 5 Mar. 2024 The year is 1883, and all is well for the leisure class in New York City. EW.com, 27 Oct. 2023 There’s one climber here in Southern California who famously explained that there is a leisure class on both ends of the social spectrum. Lila Seidman, Los Angeles Times, 25 Jan. 2024 Editor’s note: The Press-Register holds exclusive global rights to reportage of the Masked Observer, a mysterious denizen of the leisure class who covers the local Mardi Gras scene. al, 26 Feb. 2023

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“Leisure class.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leisure%20class. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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