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Definition of Leisurely


  1. Characterized by leisure; taking abundant time; not hurried; as, a leisurely manner; a leisurely walk.
  2. In a leisurely manner.

Leisurely Quotations

All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast.
John Gunther

Cooking involves a deadline and hungry people and ingredients that expire in a week. It's stressful. Cooking happens on the stove and on the clock. Baking happens with ingredients that last for months and come to life inside a warm oven. Baking is slow and leisurely.
Regina Brett

The first trip I remember taking was on the train from Virginia up to New York City, watching the summertime countryside rolling past the window. They used white linen tablecloths in the dining car in those days, and real silver. I love trains to this day. Maybe that was the beginning of my fixation with leisurely modes of travel.
Billy Campbell

Baseball is a game, yes. It is also a business. But what is most truly is is disguised combat. For all its gentility, its almost leisurely pace, baseball is violence under wraps.
Willie Mays

We moved leisurely towards Mount Foster, on the 22nd, and arrived opposite to it a little before sunset.
Charles Sturt
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Leisurely Translations

leisurely in Dutch is kalm, op zijn gemak, rustig
leisurely in Spanish is pausadamente, despacioso
leisurely in Swedish is ledig, i sakta mak, maklig
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