- leishmaniasis recidivans,
- leishmaniasis tegumentaria diffusa,
- leisure centre,
- leisure class,
- leisure home,
- leisure sickness,
- leisure suit
- 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
Examples from the Web for leisure
In 2007 though, there were outbreaks reported to the CDC on 21 leisure voyages, including one on the QE-II.A Doctor Explains Why Cruise Ships Should Be Banned|Kent Sepkowitz|November 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Assuming that members of Congress who live in D.C. are adults, they, too, will be permitted to get stoned at their leisure.Can Congress Get Stoned Now That D.C. Has Legalized Marijuana?|Abby Haglage|November 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She is part of a growing number of women embracing polo as a leisure sport.
The best return on that perpetually diminishing currency in terms of leisure is – or should be – travel.Obama’s Extravagant Summer Break? More Like, America’s Vacation-Deficit Disorder|Clive Irving|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A healthy sense of leisure … Consumerism has brought us anxiety, [causing us to lose a] healthy culture of leisure.Call Him ‘Poprah’: Pope Francis’s 10 Commandments for a Happy Life|Asawin Suebsaeng|July 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The leisure of two other days, might be devoted to intellectual improvement, and the pursuits of taste.A Treatise on Domestic Economy|Catherine Esther Beecher
The rewards of the profession are not in money and leisure merely.The Canadian Girl at Work|Marjory MacMurchy
I know of one, skillful and experienced, who is just now at leisure.Bound to Rise|Horatio Alger
These are two precisely contrary statements for him to digest at his leisure, before he can understand how the earth moves.On the Old Road Vol. 1 (of 2)|John Ruskin
Constantia had now leisure to ruminate upon her own condition.Ormond, Volume I (of 3)|Charles Brockden Brown
- 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
early 14c., leisir, "opportunity to do something" (as in phrase at (one's) leisure), also "time at one's disposal," from Old French leisir (Modern French loisir) "capacity; permission; leisure, spare time; free will; idleness, inactivity," noun use of infinitive leisir "be permitted," from Latin licere "be permitted" (see licence). The -u- appeared 16c., probably on analogy of words like pleasure. Phrase leisured class attested by 1836.
see at leisure; at one's leisure.