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Synonyms for casual

Synonyms for (adjective) casual

Synonyms: casual, passing, perfunctory, cursory Definition: hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough Usage: a casual (or cursory) inspection failed to reveal the house's structural flaws; a passing glance; perfunctory courtesy

Similar words: careless Definition: marked by lack of attention or consideration or forethought or thoroughness; not careful Usage: careless about her clothes; forgotten by some careless person; a careless housekeeper; careless proofreading; it was a careless mistake; hurt by a careless remark

Synonyms: casual, nonchalant, insouciant Definition: marked by blithe unconcern Usage: 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

Similar words: unconcerned Definition: lacking in interest or care or feeling Usage: the average American...is unconcerned that his or her plight is the result of a complex of personal and economic and governmental actions...beyond the normal citizen's comprehension and control; blithely unconcerned about his friend's plight

Synonyms: effortless, casual Definition: not showing effort or strain Usage: a difficult feat performed with casual mastery; careless grace

Similar words: easy Definition: posing no difficulty; requiring little effort Usage: an easy job; an easy problem; an easy victory; the house is easy to heat; satisfied with easy answers; took the easy way out of his dilemma

Synonyms: daily, everyday, casual Definition: appropriate for ordinary or routine occasions Usage: casual clothes; everyday clothes

Similar words: informal Definition: not formal Usage: conservative people unaccustomed to informal dress; an informal free-and-easy manner; an informal gathering of friends

Synonyms: casual, free-and-easy Definition: natural and unstudied Usage: using their Christian names in a casual way; lectured in a free-and-easy style

Similar words: informal Definition: not formal Usage: conservative people unaccustomed to informal dress; an informal free-and-easy manner; an informal gathering of friends

Synonyms: casual, fooling Definition: characterized by a feeling of irresponsibility Usage: a broken back is nothing to be casual about; it is no fooling matter

Similar words: light Definition: psychologically light; especially free from sadness or troubles Usage: a light heart

Synonyms: casual, chance Definition: occurring or appearing or singled out by chance Usage: seek help from casual passers-by; a casual meeting; a chance occurrence

Similar words: unplanned Definition: without apparent forethought or prompting or planning Usage: an unplanned economy; accepts an unplanned order; an unplanned pregnancy; unplanned remarks

Synonyms: casual Definition: without or seeming to be without plan or method; offhand Usage: a casual remark; information collected by casual methods and in their spare time

Similar words: unplanned Definition: without apparent forethought or prompting or planning Usage: an unplanned economy; accepts an unplanned order; an unplanned pregnancy; unplanned remarks

Synonyms: occasional, casual Definition: occurring from time to time Usage: casual employment; a casual correspondence with a former teacher; an occasional worker

Similar words: irregular Definition: contrary to rule or accepted order or general practice Usage: irregular hiring practices