Synonyms of casual


1. casual, insouciant, nonchalant, unconcerned (vs. concerned)

usage: marked by blithe unconcern; "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, unplanned (vs. planned)

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

3. casual, everyday, daily, informal (vs. formal)

usage: appropriate for ordinary or routine occasions; "casual clothes"; "everyday clothes"

4. casual, chance(prenominal), unplanned (vs. planned)

usage: occurring or appearing or singled out by chance; "seek help from casual passers-by"; "a casual meeting"; "a chance occurrence"

5. casual, cursory, passing(prenominal), perfunctory, careless (vs. careful)

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

6. casual, occasional, irregular (vs. regular)

usage: occurring from time to time; "casual employment"; "a casual correspondence with a former teacher"; "an occasional worker"

7. fooling, casual, light (vs. heavy)

usage: characterized by a feeling of irresponsibility; "a broken back is nothing to be casual about; it is no fooling matter"

8. free-and-easy, casual, informal (vs. formal)

usage: natural and unstudied; "using their Christian names in a casual way"; "lectured in a free-and-easy style"

9. casual, effortless, easy (vs. difficult)

usage: not showing effort or strain; "a difficult feat performed with casual mastery"; "careless grace"

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Definition and meaning of casual (Dictionary)