[ lee-zherd, lezh-erd ]
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  1. having leisure: the leisured classes.

  2. characterized by leisure; leisurely; unhurried: the leisured manner of his walk.

Origin of leisured

First recorded in 1625–35; leisure + -ed3

Other words from leisured

  • un·lei·sured, adjective

Words Nearby leisured

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How to use leisured in a sentence

  • Even before I left England, I had got tired of the ordinary leisured woman's life.

    Katharine Frensham | Beatrice Harraden
  • She does not see the twelve and fourteen hour days of work in that rosy dream of good wages and leisured evenings in town.

    The American Country Girl | Martha Foote Crow
  • It was the education of an aristocratic leisured class who had not to earn their living.

  • The smaller erotic collection in the locked bureau in the study presumably had companioned Sir Jacques' more leisured hours.

  • The iron and coal valleys of the Vermissa district were no resorts for the leisured or the cultured.

    The Valley of Fear | Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

British Dictionary definitions for leisured


/ (ˈlɛʒəd) /

  1. (usually prenominal) having much leisure, as through unearned wealth: the leisured classes

  2. unhurried or relaxed: in a leisured manner

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