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 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[edit]

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.