|leisure (ˈlɛʒə, US ˈliːʒər)|
|1.||a. time or opportunity for ease, relaxation, etc|
|b. (as modifier): leisure activities|
|2.||ease or leisureliness|
|a. having free time for ease, relaxation, etc|
|b. not occupied or engaged|
|c. without hurrying|
|4.||at one's leisure when one has free time|
|[C14: from Old French leisir; ultimately from Latin licēre to be allowed]|
Slowly, without haste, as in the famous 16th-century proverb, Marry in haste and repent at leisure.
Unemployed, having free time, as in I'm not looking for another job right now; I want to be at leisure for at least a few months. This usage has become less common but is still heard. [1300s] Also see at one's leisure.