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  • n. Plural form of casual.

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Examples

  • Long-term casuals are understood to have been offered two weeks 'pay plus a notice period of four weeks.

    News from Journalism.co.uk

  • Way back in the 80s, a friend of a friend mine was walking across Edinburgh's Meadows one night, and was jumped by "casuals" - think updated versions of the old 60s Mods.

    Some martial arts do work...

  • Small-minded folk call these people retards, or "casuals" - I simply call them what they are: gamers, just like me.

    Infendo - Nintendo blog

  • The video also features nervous assistants explaining to the "fuhrious" commissioner that they cannot call casuals or overtime staff to cover for a spate of "sickies" because the new phone system set up to call them does not work.

    The Sydney Morning Herald News Headlines

  • In terms of the established customer base, I'd still say that "casuals", e.g., the people who know MMOGs and want to play them, are a more important market segment than powergamers.

    MMOGs and Mulligans

  • Bored with lemonade and beer on the veranda, bored with James C. 's clumsy lovemaking, Amelia had taken up with what site called "casuals" — just the first man who came along.

    the dirty duck

  • The hospital foundation was for four poor men and four poor women, and there were also two beds for 'casuals'; and the little community was under the charge of a priest.

    Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Ripon A Short History of the Church and a Description of Its Fabric

  • Degenerates of alcoholism andpoverty, thieves, beggars, destitute "casuals," indifferent workers without employment -- these constitute the dangerous bulk of the armies of insurrection.

    The Psychology of Revolution

  • This concern stopped for wood and water and nothing else, and was the only means of transport for "casuals" like ourselves from the river to

    Social life in old New Orleans : being recollections of my girlhood,

  • Civil War and garrisoned later by reluctant regulars, set a good example to his subordinates by doing his best to console the "casuals," as visitors were officially rated, and his subordinates loyally followed suit.

    Tonio, Son of the Sierras A Story of the Apache War

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