Synonyms for casual

Grammar : Adj
Spell : kazh-oo-uhl
Phonetic Transcription : ˈkæʒ u əl

Top 10 synonyms for casual Other synonyms for the word casual

Définition of casual

Origin :
  • late 14c., "subject to or produced by chance," from Middle French casuel (15c.), from Late Latin casualis "by chance," from Latin casus "chance, occasion, opportunity; accident, event" (see case (n.1)).
  • Of persons, in the sense of "not to be depended on, unmethodical," it is attested from 1883; meaning "showing lack of interest" is from 1916. Of clothes, "informal," from 1939. Related: Casually.
  • adj chance, random
  • adj nonchalant, relaxed in manner
Example sentences :
  • Every day I meet men who tell the most wonderful stories in the most casual way.
  • Extract from : « Ballads of a Bohemian » by Robert W. Service
  • His large voice was modulated to kindliness as he spoke in a casual manner.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • It came in a most casual voice, despite the dancing delight in her face.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • Kingozi's attention, however, now narrowed to a smaller circle than the casual.
  • Extract from : « The Leopard Woman » by Stewart Edward White
  • But in her the action was so casual, so absent, that it did not affect me disagreeably.
  • Extract from : « Questionable Shapes » by William Dean Howells
  • She can't even hide its deadly intensity from the casual bystander!
  • Extract from : « The Cavalier » by George Washington Cable
  • Will an author choose to address the selected guests or the casual crowd?
  • Extract from : « The American Mind » by Bliss Perry
  • My information is authentic, for I had a casual acquaintance with him in England.
  • Extract from : « Vivian Grey » by Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
  • If anything, she was the more noticeable of the two to the casual observer.
  • Extract from : « The Avenger » by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • Of this exhibition dancing was a casual ornament, as it is of life.
  • Extract from : « Vivian Grey » by Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli

Antonyms for casual

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