Definitions

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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Examples

  • Oh, and the poet has to belong to the "leisured" class and have been dead for 80 years, at least.

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  • Even in his pomp Takeover Target would not have won Group One prizes back home with this kind of leisured acceleration.

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  • He spoke of "leisured gaiety": kiss-me-quick hats and fairground novelties alongside solemn Henry Moore figures.

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  • What was Andy Warhol but Duchamp for the leisured class?

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • It was all a bit smart: classy refreshment kiosks, chaps practising rugger moves, a general air of leisured prosperity.

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  • H works finger up nose with leisured
    thoroughness of assured privacy.

    - Peter Reading, Choreograph, from Fiction, 1979

    June 26, 2008