Meaning of at leisure in English:

at leisure

phrase

  • 1Not occupied; free.

    ‘the rest of the day can be spent at leisure’
    • ‘Day three can be spent at leisure.’
    unoccupied, not at work, not working, not busy, not tied up, between appointments, off duty, off work, off, on leave
  • 2In an unhurried manner.

    ‘the poems were left for others to read at leisure’
    • ‘Whether as a bedtime story, or as a novel to read at leisure, its pages will enthral any reader with a taste for adventure.’
    • ‘The messages, which I could read at leisure, were mostly short but sweet, and comforting words were used that are not always easy to say face to face.’
    • ‘Not least of these is the opportunity to cruise at leisure for miles and miles, reading a book on deck, taking charge at the helm or lazily watching the passing countryside.’
    • ‘For one thing, you have the time and opportunity to read it and think about it in total freedom and at leisure.’
    • ‘Said a shocked Mr Gupta: ‘The burglars had a good time in our house and must have worked at leisure.’’
    • ‘Delicious breads, oils, cheeses, dips, local and organic produce will be on offer - everyone is invited to come along and browse through the fair at leisure.’
    • ‘Its camera can be used to photograph diagrams on the board, its recording feature can be utilised by students to record teachers' lectures and review them at leisure.’
    • ‘I wrote it mainly to make sure that the basic idea is recorded somewhere so that later when I sit to rewrite it at leisure, I will have a little more than just the basic idea in mind.’
    • ‘I intend to go through it at leisure, like you do an Archie comic.’
    • ‘The beautiful setting commands a panoramic view of Dungarvan Bay with Cruachán behind and there will be refreshments available which can be taken at leisure in most pleasant surroundings.’