Pronunciation: (lē'zhur, lezh'ur),[key] —n. 1. freedom from the demands of work or duty: She looked forward to retirement and a life of leisure. 2. time free from the demands of work or duty, when one can rest, enjoy hobbies or sports, etc.: Most evenings he had the leisure in which to follow his interests. 3. unhurried ease: a work written with leisure and grace. 4. at leisure, a. with free or unrestricted time.
b. without haste; slowly.
c. out of work; unemployed: Because of the failure of the magazine, many experienced editors are now at leisure. 5. at one's leisure, when one has free time; at one's convenience: Take this book and read it at your leisure.
—adj. 1. free or unoccupied: leisure hours. 2. having leisure: the leisure class. 3. (of clothing) suitable to or adapted for wear during leisure; casual: a leisure jacket. 4. designed or intended for recreational use: leisure products like bowling balls and video games.