Lei·sure, a. Unemployed; as, leisure hours.
1. Freedom from occupation or business; vacant time; time free from employment.
The desire of leisure is much more natural than of business and care. --Sir W. Temple.
2. Time at one's command, free from engagement; convenient opportunity; hence, convenience; ease.
He sighed, and had no leisure more to say. --Dryden.
At leisure. (a) Free from occupation; not busy. (b) In a leisurely manner; at a convenient time.
n 1: time available for ease and relaxation; "his job left him
little leisure" [syn: leisure time]
2: freedom to choose a pastime or enjoyable activity; "he
lacked the leisure for golf"