(a) gentleman of leisure

(a) gentleman of leisure
a ˌgentleman/ˌlady of ˈleisure idiom
(humorous) a man/woman who does not have to work
Main entry:leisureidiom

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  • gentleman of leisure — a gentleman/lady/of leisure humorous phrase someone who does not have to work to earn money and can spend their time doing whatever they want Thesaurus: people who are richhyponym poor …   Useful english dictionary

  • gentleman of leisure — noun A gentleman who is of independent means and so does not need employment, one who is free from duties and responsibilities, a dilettante …   Wiktionary

  • lady (or man or gentleman) of leisure — a person who does not need to earn a living. → leisure …   English new terms dictionary

  • a gentleman of leisure — a gentleman/lady/of leisure humorous phrase someone who does not have to work to earn money and can spend their time doing whatever they want Thesaurus: people who are richhyponym poor …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gentleman (disambiguation) — NOTOC A gentleman is a man of good family.Gentleman or gentlemen may also refer to:People* Gentleman (musician) * David Gentleman * Gentleman Jim Carter * Gentleman Gourmand * Fitzwilliam Darcy, Gentleman * William Gentleman Smith (1730 1819)… …   Wikipedia

  • leisure — [ lɛʒə] noun time spent in or free for relaxation or enjoyment. Phrases at leisure 1》 not occupied; free. 2》 in an unhurried manner. at one s leisure at one s convenience. lady (or man or gentleman) of leisure a person who does not need to earn a …   English new terms dictionary

  • gentleman — patrician, aristocrat are comparable when they denote a person of good or noble birth. Gentleman basically implies descent from good family, the right to bear a coat of arms, and social rank just below that of the noble and above that of the… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • gentleman — ► NOUN 1) a courteous or honourable man. 2) a man of good social position, especially one of wealth and leisure. 3) (in polite or formal use) a man. DERIVATIVES gentlemanly adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • leisure */*/ — UK [ˈleʒə(r)] / US [ˈlɪʒər] / US [ˈleʒər] noun [uncountable] 1) a) activities that you do to relax or enjoy yourself My busy schedule leaves little time for leisure. b) [only before noun] relating to activities that you do to relax or enjoy… …   English dictionary

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