leisure leisure  /ˈlɛ ʒər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) time available for ease and relaxation
  2. (n) freedom to choose a pastime or enjoyable activity

Usage(s):

  1. We don't have enough people to teach leisure.
  2. The vast majority of private employers require their workers to retire no later than age 65, supposedly to enjoy the sunset years of life in carefree leisure.

News

  1. Final Glance: Leisure companies

    Shares of some top leisure companies were mixed at the close of trading: Carnival fell $.01 or percent, to $33.43. Las Vegas Sands Corp. fell $1.59 or 3.0 percent, to $52.29. MGM Resorts International ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Midday Glance: Leisure companies

    Shares of some top leisure companies are down at 1 p.m.: Carnival fell $.03 or .1 percent, to $33.41. Las Vegas Sands Corp. fell $1.20 or 2.2 percent, to $52.68. MGM Resorts International fell $.21 or ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Early Glance: Leisure companies

    Shares of some top leisure companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Carnival rose $.23 or .7 percent, to $33.67. Las Vegas Sands Corp. rose $.07 or .1 percent, to $53.95. MGM Resorts International rose $.06 or ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "I think there's almost an obligation," Silver said in a 1991 interview with the AP. "Many of us are very well compensated for work which a lot of people would love to do. And we also have a lot of leisure time in between jobs. ...... They...
    on Mar 15, 2009 By: Ron Silver Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "The STG1.5 billion Stratford City retail and leisure development has both scale and significance, serving as a gateway to the Olympic Park and delivering real momentum to the regeneration of east London," Westfield chairman Frank Lowy said in a...
    on Jul 1, 2008 By: Frank Lowy Source: The Age

  3. "The proposal reflects our vision for the Sentosa Integrated Resort -- a large-scale family resort that boasts world-class family leisure attractions," Singapore Deputy Prime Minister S. Jayakumar told a press briefing on Sentosa.
    on Dec 8, 2006 By: S Jayakumar Source: Reuters

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