Definitions for lax

Definitions for (adj) lax

Main entry: lax, loose

Definition: emptying easily or excessively

Usage: loose bowels

Main entry: lax, slack

Definition: lacking in rigor or strictness

Usage: such lax and slipshod ways are no longer acceptable; lax in attending classes; slack in maintaining discipline

Main entry: lax

Definition: lacking in strength or firmness or resilience

Usage: a lax rope; a limp handshake

Main entry: lax

Definition: pronounced with muscles of the tongue and jaw relatively relaxed (e.g., the vowel sound in `bet')

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