English adjective: casual
|1.||casual marked by blithe unconcern|
|Samples||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.
|2.||casual without or seeming to be without plan or method; offhand|
|Samples||A casual remark.|
Information collected by casual methods and in their spare time.
|3.||casual appropriate for ordinary or routine occasions|
|4.||casual occurring or appearing or singled out by chance|
|Samples||Seek help from casual passers-by.|
A casual meeting.
A chance occurrence.
|5.||casual hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough|
|Samples||A casual (or cursory) inspection failed to reveal the house's structural flaws.|
A passing glance.
|Synonyms||cursory, passing, perfunctory|
|6.||casual occurring from time to time|
A casual correspondence with a former teacher.
An occasional worker.
|7.||casual characterized by a feeling of irresponsibility|
|Samples||A broken back is nothing to be casual about; it is no fooling matter.|
|8.||casual natural and unstudied|
|Samples||Using their Christian names in a casual way.|
Lectured in a free-and-easy style.
|9.||casual not showing effort or strain|
|Samples||A difficult feat performed with casual mastery.|