laid-back


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laid-back

(lād′băk′)
adj. Informal
Having a relaxed or casual atmosphere or character; easygoing: "laid-back, untroubled people" (New Yorker).
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laid-back

adj
informal relaxed in style, character, or behaviour; easy-going and unhurried
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laid′-back′



adj. Informal.
relaxed; easygoing; carefree.
[1970–75]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.laid-back - unhurried and relaxed; "a mellow conversation"
relaxed - without strain or anxiety; "gave the impression of being quite relaxed"; "a relaxed and informal discussion"
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laid-back

adjective relaxed, calm, casual, together (slang), at ease, easy-going, unflappable (informal), unhurried, free and easy, easy-peasy (slang) Everyone here has a really laid-back attitude.
nervous, tense, wound-up (informal), edgy, jittery (informal), uptight (informal), on edge, jumpy, twitchy (informal), keyed-up, antsy (informal)
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laid-back

adjective
Informal. Unconstrained by rigid standards or ceremony:
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Translations

laid-back

[ˌleɪdˈbæk] ADJ [person, attitude] (= easy-going) → relajado; (= casual) → despreocupado; [party] → tranquilo
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laid-back

adj (inf)gelassen, cool (inf)
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laid-back

[ˌleɪdˈbæk] adj (fam) → rilassato/a
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laid-back

مُسْتَرْخٍ pohodový afslappet gelassen ξέγνοιαστος pancho, relajado rento relax opušten rilassato くつろいだ 느긋한 relaxt avstresset wyluzowany relaxado, sossegado ленивый avslappnad อาการผ่อนคลาย rahat thoải mái 松驰的
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References in periodicals archive ?
Featuring songs from the Great American Song Book together with Latin and blues, the collective will play a host of laid-back tunes.
Cruz presented a collection of deconstructed, laid-back yet edgy pieces.
Not as popular among Filipino tourists as Tokyo, Kyoto, or Osaka, it is home to 2.5 million residents who are proud of its history as a port city and its laid-back lifestyle.
LAID-BACK FUN: Borrow beach towels, chairs, and umbrellas for an afternoon on Waikiki Beach, two blocks away.
In contrast to some of the more raucous brunches in the city, La Cantine is a laid-back affair.
Telling the story of the warmth and laid-back nature of Key West hospitality, the new offering embraces culinary and cultural imports from around the globe with a balanced blend of Floridian and Caribbean cuisines, complemented by Latin flavours.
I loved laid-back lunches by the pool at La Palmera and made the most of the artisan cocktail menu at the 19th Hole bar.
The model, 30, said she is getting jitters about motherhood, while her husband John Legend has taken a more laid-back approach.
Expect an intimate, laid-back performance from one of the North-east's most singular talents.
Well Happy Easter anyway so laid-back, free anything goes' 'Easter is so laid-back, loose and free literally anything goes' Notes on life by a Notebooker Name: Flavia Bertolini About me: I own 99 dresses.