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Leisurely definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

LEIS'URELY, a. Done at leisure; not hasty; deliberate; slow; as a leisurely walk or march; a leisurely survey of life.
LEIS'URELY, adv. Not in haste or hurry; slowly; at leisure; deliberately.
We descended very leisurely, by friend being careful to count the steps.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: not hurried or forced; "an easy walk around the block"; "at a leisurely (or easygoing) pace" [syn: easy, easygoing, leisurely] adv
1: in an unhurried way or at one's convenience; "read the manual at your leisure"; "he traveled leisurely" [syn: at leisure, leisurely]

Merriam Webster's

I. adverb Date: 15th century without haste ; deliberately II. adjective Date: 1604 characterized by leisure ; unhurried <a leisurely pace> leisureliness noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. & adv. --adj. having leisure; acting or done at leisure; unhurried, relaxed. --adv. without hurry. Derivatives: leisureliness n.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Leisurely Lei"sure*ly (l[=e]"zh[-u]r*l[y^]), a. Characterized by leisure; taking abundant time; not hurried; as, a leisurely manner; a leisurely walk.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Leisurely Lei"sure*ly, adv. In a leisurely manner. --Addison.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

A leisurely action is done in a relaxed and unhurried way. Lunch was a leisurely affair... Tweed walked at a leisurely pace. ADJ: usu ADJ n Leisurely is also an adverb. We walked leisurely into the hotel. ADV: ADV with v

Moby Thesaurus

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