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    casual - Dictionary definition and meaning for word casual

    (adj) marked by blithe unconcern
    Synonyms : insouciant , nonchalant
    Example Sentence
    • an ability to interest casual students
    • showed a casual disregard for cold weather
    • an utterly insouciant financial policy
    • an elegantly insouciant manner
    • drove his car with nonchalant abandon
    • was polite in a teasing nonchalant manner
    (adj) without or seeming to be without plan or method; offhand
    Example Sentence
    • a casual remark
    • information collected by casual methods and in their spare time
    (adj) appropriate for ordinary or routine occasions
    Synonyms : daily , everyday
    Example Sentence
    • casual clothes
    • everyday clothes
    (adj) occurring or appearing or singled out by chance
    Synonyms : chance
    Example Sentence
    • seek help from casual passers-by
    • a casual meeting
    • a chance occurrence
    (adj) hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough
    Synonyms : cursory , passing , perfunctory
    Example Sentence
    • a casual (or cursory) inspection failed to reveal the house's structural flaws
    • a passing glance
    • perfunctory courtesy
    (adj) occurring from time to time
    Synonyms : occasional
    Example Sentence
    • casual employment
    • a casual correspondence with a former teacher
    • an occasional worker
    (adj) characterized by a feeling of irresponsibility
    Synonyms : fooling
    Example Sentence
    • a broken back is nothing to be casual about; it is no fooling matter
    (adj) natural and unstudied
    Synonyms : free-and-easy
    Example Sentence
    • using their Christian names in a casual way
    • lectured in a free-and-easy style
    (adj) not showing effort or strain
    Synonyms : effortless
    Example Sentence
    • a difficult feat performed with casual mastery
    • careless grace
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