Adjective "leisurely" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Acting or done at leisure; unhurried or relaxed.
  1. 'Staff at the Carlow stations were also working away at a leisurely pace.'
  2. 'It is recommended that you plan a minimum of three weeks to see both islands at a leisurely pace.'
  3. 'I like to take my lunch at a leisurely pace, as it is my main meal of the day.'
  4. 'She took her shower at a leisurely pace, making sure that every inch of dirt had been cleaned off of her body.'
  5. 'This walk will take approximately two hours to complete at a leisurely pace.'
  6. 'It was early as I sat down to a leisurely breakfast on Grand Comore.'
  7. 'The walk is taken at a leisurely pace and is a very pleasant way to spend a summer's evening.'
  8. 'It can take off from a relatively small runway and cruise at the leisurely pace of a car.'
  9. 'It's not done at such a leisurely pace now that the temperatures have dropped.'
  10. 'I don't go to bed early enough and therefore struggle to get up in time to get ready at a leisurely pace.'


Without hurry.
  1. 'You get twice as much done, drink much better coffee, lunch leisurely and can smoke as much as you want.'
  2. 'It's more like a nice cup of tea - to be enjoyed leisurely and with a degree of reflection.'
  3. 'I ate my lunch leisurely with my feet up on the sofa in front of the lunchtime news.'
  4. 'He cheered along with the rest of the crowd and put on his batting helmet as Eric leisurely made his way across home plate.'


1. acting, proceeding, or done without haste; unhurried; deliberate: a leisurely conversation.

2. showing or suggesting ample leisure; unhurried: a leisurely manner. adverb

3. in a leisurely manner; without haste: to travel leisurely.

More examples(as adjective)

"policemen can be leisurely out of cars."

"people can be leisurely in/at/on hours."

"performances can be leisurely to points."

"lives can be leisurely with worries."

"paces can be leisurely."

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