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Webster 1913 Edition


Leisurely

Lei′sure-ly

(lē′zhū̍r-ly̆)
,
Adj.
Characterized by leisure; taking abundant time; not hurried;
as, a
leisurely
manner; a
leisurely
walk.

Lei′sure-ly

,
adv.
In a leisurely manner.
Addison.

Webster 1828 Edition


Leisurely

LEIS'URELY

,
Adj.
Done at leisure; not hasty; deliberate; slow; as a leisurely walk or march; a leisurely survey of life.

LEIS'URELY

,
adv.
Not in haste or hurry; slowly; at leisure; deliberately.
We descended very leisurely, by friend being careful to count the steps.

Definition 2022


leisurely

leisurely

English

Adjective

leisurely (comparative more leisurely, superlative most leisurely)

  1. Characterized by leisure; taking plenty of time; unhurried;
    He goes about his business in a leisurely manner
    As we had a free morning, we went on a leisurely walk around the city.

Derived terms

Adverb

leisurely (comparative more leisurely, superlative most leisurely)

  1. In a leisurely manner.
    • 1943, Raymond Chandler, The High Window, Penguin 2005, p. 37:
      Sunset Crescent Drive curved leisurely north from Sunset Boulevard, well beyond the Bel-Air Country Club golf-course.