leisurely

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From leisure +‎ -ly.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

leisurely (comparative more leisurely, superlative most leisurely)

  1. Characterized by leisure; taking abundant time; not hurried; as, a leisurely manner; a leisurely walk.

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Adverb[edit]

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.