Words nearby leisure
Idioms for leisure
- with free or unrestricted time.
- without haste; slowly.
- out of work; unemployed: Because of the failure of the magazine, many experienced editors are now at leisure.
Origin of leisure
OTHER WORDS FROM leisurelei·sur·a·ble, adjectivelei·sure·less, adjective
British Dictionary definitions for at leisure
- time or opportunity for ease, relaxation, etc
- (as modifier)leisure activities
- having free time for ease, relaxation, etc
- not occupied or engaged
- without hurrying
Word Origin for leisure
Idioms and Phrases with at leisure (1 of 2)
Slowly, without haste, as in the famous 16th-century proverb, Marry in haste and repent at leisure.
Unemployed, having free time, as in I'm not looking for another job right now; I want to be at leisure for at least a few months. This usage has become less common but is still heard. [1300s] Also see at one's leisure.
Idioms and Phrases with at leisure (2 of 2)
see at leisure; at one's leisure.