from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Characterized by leisure.
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- adj. Having leisure, having time that need not be dedicated to work.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having leisure.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having ample leisure; not occupied with business.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. free from duties or responsibilities
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Oh, and the poet has to belong to the "leisured" class and have been dead for 80 years, at least.
Even in his pomp Takeover Target would not have won Group One prizes back home with this kind of leisured acceleration.
He spoke of "leisured gaiety": kiss-me-quick hats and fairground novelties alongside solemn Henry Moore figures.
What was Andy Warhol but Duchamp for the leisured class?
An extreme polarization formed between a class that was almost entirely leisured and one that was perpetually laboring, with virtually zero chance of social or personal advancement.
The verb "to bore" does not appear in the English lexicon until the late 18th century, leading some historians to conclude that it is a uniquely modern phenomenon, the product of our individualist and leisured age.
They are set to become the preserve of the leisured classes, the old Etonians, the daughters of old Etonians and the odd model with a couple of million in the bank.
Traditionally this weekend marked the beginning of a six-week holiday period when the leisured classes would move their entire household up to a lodge in the hills.
Rich and leisured as well as dedicated as he was, he brought tears to the eyes of those who watched and admired him, and in the easy, cordial accessibility of a famous man one could nonetheless greet across the street or the fairway.
It was all a bit smart: classy refreshment kiosks, chaps practising rugger moves, a general air of leisured prosperity.
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