leisurely leisurely  /ˈli zər li/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) not hurried or forced
  2. (adv) in an unhurried way or at one's convenience

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Usage(s):

  1. The result is a colorful glimpse of rural Serbian culture, with its patrimonial society, strong family loyalties, female subservience, slow, leisurely discourse.
  2. In his Wright-powered Stearman biplane, The Flying Carpet, piloted by one Moye Stephens, Halliburton rode leisurely from London to Manila.
  3. Given the typical Sundance pace, which is leisurely to lethargic, these road movies rarely get in the passing lane.

News

  1. Red Bank Regional ring, lost for 40 years, traced to Conn. woman

    EATONTOWN — When Cleverson Anderson bought a used metal detector at a garage sale in Freehold several weeks ago, he imagined a leisurely hobby that might turn up a few dollars in change here and there.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Asbury Park Press

  2. Activists hope experiencing nature at planned tar-sands areas will motivate Utahns to take a stand

    POSTED // Jun 14,2013 - After a leisurely hike, you stand on a peak and scan the majestic horizon, your breathing slightly labored and the crisp mountain air cooling your heated skin.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Salt Lake City Weekly

  3. Camping for Change

    After a leisurely hike, you stand on a peak and scan the majestic horizon, your breathing slightly labored and the crisp mountain air cooling your heated skin. But among the sagebrush and desert landscape, your eyes focus on a flat, black plain that harshly breaks the desert terrain.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Salt Lake City Weekly

Quotes

  1. When asked about the apparent Sarkozy "snub," Obama said the roughly four hours he could allot to the French leader meant only that he had "a very tough schedule." "I would love nothing more than to have a leisurely week in Paris, stroll down...
    on Jun 6, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. With the Republicans in the 30-lawmaker contingent urging an immediate surge, "time is not on our side," McCain said, adding, "This should not be a leisurely process."
    on Oct 6, 2009 By: John McCain Source: Newser

  3. "The Rudd government has set a very leisurely schedule for the Senate for the first half of the year," Ms Bishop told reporters in Canberra. "There are in fact only 10 Senate sitting days between now and Easter and if there is to be a Senate...
    on Jan 30, 2008 By: Julie Bishop Source: Fairfield Champion

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