American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Taking things easily; carefree.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Easygoing; taking things as they come, or haphazard.
- In any way one pleases; just as may happen; every man for himself.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. trusting to hap or luck; improvident; easy-going.
- adj. cheerfully irresponsible
“He has a great personality, best described as happy-go-lucky.”
“A great deal of what passes for flyfishing media these days seems more related to a happy-go-lucky angling lifestyle than to genuine technical progress.”
“There was never any chance she'd give the happy-go-lucky energy conservationist a do-over, but does it really matter when his ulterior motive is as clear as the Fijian water: to be the next Bachelor.”
“Sabathia is universally beloved, but is seen as a happy-go-lucky friend to all, not a whip-cracker.”
“When the marimba that lent a happy-go-lucky touch to the earlier cues for George returns in a darker setting, it's a bitter reminder of better days.”
“I would describe it as sort of a relaxed, happy-go-lucky state of mind ... pretty much how you feel when you've had just the right amount to drink, although you don't have to drink to "get in the mood.”
“So for this one I really wanted a high school setting to go along with this happy-go-lucky pop song.”
“Even though Mat is generally recognized as a happy-go-lucky sort, an undercurrent of danger lies beneath his surface, and this cover captures that to a "T.”
“Well, it's a book about Australia, and while the Australians are funny in general and also very happy-go-lucky, the funny bits are really more about Bill Bryson, an American who writes like a Brit, describing his antics in a country that feeds into his deep curiosity and sense of adventure.”
“Betty didn't think much about the future; she was a happy-go-lucky girl who had her whole life ahead of her.”
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