leisure (noun, adjective) LISTEN
Leisure is time free from the demands of work or duty.
- When William was working, taking classes, and raising his children, he dreamed of a life of leisure.
Leisure also means ‘free or unoccupied.’
- Minnie reads historical fiction during her leisure hours.
- After Mary Beth retired, she spent her leisure time painting.
In pop culture
The leisure suit was a popular men’s fashion in the 1970s. Leisure suits were usually bright or pastel colors and often worn with floral or patterned shirts. Watch this video for some examples of the leisure suit. Do you think this style will ever become popular again?
There are other meanings of leisure.