American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Informal Having a relaxed or casual atmosphere or character; easygoing: "laid-back, untroubled people” ( New Yorker).
- adj. unhurried and relaxed
- From U.S. slang (circa 1950s) (Wiktionary)
“First Impression: Eartha is described as a laid-back nature lover.”
“If some men can be described as laid-back, Berntsen is laid-forward, a bear-sized, gung-ho CIA officer with a pronounced Long Island accent who speaks Dari, one of the local Afghan languages.”
“The former Portuguese colony once known as a laid-back hippy haven has seen tourist numbers decline following the 2008 rape and murder of the Devon teenager Scarlett Keeling.”
“This gives us a false impression that medieval chant is relaxing, austere, laid-back and even a bit boring. . .”
“The books say one surviving chick is the norm, but these eagles have been calm and laid-back—wonderful parents with a high success rate.”
“And whose laid-back approach to life, many note, stands in sharp contrast to that of his very close friend Jasmin Buttar, the ferocious deputy editor of the Today programme.”
“He's laid-back, but he's got some spice to him, too.”
“Wood Tavern has emerged as a go-to eatery for East Bay workers looking for high-end California cuisine in a laid-back setting.”
“Allen portrays himself as more laid-back – and in some ways more innocent – than Gates.”
“I also didn't know that such refined food could be served in such laid-back surroundings.”
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Peaceful, restful and calm words. Not silent; that's for its respective list.
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