Leisured Lei"sured (l[=e]"zh[-u]rd), a. Having leisure. ``The leisured classes.'' --Gladstone. [1913 Webster]

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  • leisured — index unemployed Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • leisured — [[t]le̱ʒə(r)d, AM li͟ːʒ [/t]] 1) ADJ: ADJ n Leisured people are people who do not work, usually because they are rich. Bronzed skin became a symbol of wealth, health and beauty, a sign that the owner belonged to the leisured classes. 2) ADJ… …   English dictionary

  • leisured — lei|sured [ˈleʒəd US ˈli:ʒərd] adj [only before noun] 1.) leisured people do not have to work because they are rich ▪ the leisured aristocracy 2.) doing things slowly because you feel relaxed and are enjoying yourself ▪ They seemed to live a very …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • leisured — /lee zheuhrd, lezh euhrd/, adj. 1. having leisure: the leisured classes. 2. characterized by leisure; leisurely; unhurried: the leisured manner of his walk. [1625 35; LEISURE + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • leisured — adjective Having leisure, having time that need not be dedicated to work. The leisured class may produce great advances in the arts, or it may fritter away its time …   Wiktionary

  • leisured — Synonyms and related words: affluent, at leisure, at liberty, at loose ends, available, disengaged, fallow, free, idle, jobless, leisure, leisured, lumpen, moneyed, monied, off, off duty, off work, open, otiose, out of employ, out of harness, out …   Moby Thesaurus

  • leisured — lei•sured [[t]ˈli ʒərd, ˈlɛʒ ərd[/t]] adj. 1) having leisure: the leisured classes[/ex] 2) leisurely; unhurried • Etymology: 1625–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • leisured — /ˈlɛʒəd/ (say lezhuhd) adjective 1. having leisure: the leisured classes. 2. leisurely …   Australian English dictionary

  • leisured — leisure ► NOUN ▪ time spent in or free for relaxation or enjoyment. ● at leisure Cf. ↑at leisure ● at one s leisure Cf. ↑at one s leisure DERIVATIVES leisured adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • leisured — adjective Date: 1631 having leisure ; leisurely …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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