A person who has extra time or money to spare on recreation may enjoy leisure time.
- How much leisure time do you have?
- What forms of leisure interest you most?
- Golf is a sport played by people who have enough leisure time and enough money to afford it.
- Sailing is an expensive sport that’s available to persons of leisure.
- People who are very rich can lead a life of leisure.
- It would be nice to lead a life of leisure and not have to work.
- Leisure activities can help reduce stress.
Sometimes the word "leisure" is used when referring only to available time or extra time:
- You may do this at your leisure.
- He’s completing the assignment at his leisure.
- She’s fortunate to have the leisure of time before making a decision.
The word "leisurely" is an adjective or an adverb.
- They spent a leisurely afternoon in the downtown shopping district.
- You can reduce your stress by living life at a leisurely pace.
- The couple walked leisurely along the banks of the Chicago River.
Leisure suits were popular among men and boys in the 1970s:
- He’s wearing a gold leisure suit.
- His leisure suit is almost one hundred percent polyester.
- I once owned a baby blue leisure suit.
- With a leisure suit, ties were optional. (It wasn’t necessary to wear a neck tie when wearing a leisure suit.)
Click here for more English vocabulary.
September 13, 2019