Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Living without undue worry or concern; calm.
  • adjective Lax or negligent; careless.
  • adjective Relaxed or informal in attitude or standards.
  • adjective Not rigorous, demanding, or stressful.
  • adjective Leisurely; unhurried.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Inclined to take matters in an easy way, without jar or friction; good-natured.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Moving easily; hence, mild-tempered; relaxed and casual; ease-loving; inactive. Contrasted with tense.
  • adjective having a lax moral or disciplinary standard.
  • adjective unhurried. Opposite of hurried.
  • adjective unaggressive. Opposite of aggressive.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective of a person calm, relaxed, casual and informal
  • adjective of a journey or pace unhurried

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective not hurried or forced
  • adjective not burdensome or demanding; borne or done easily and without hardship
  • adjective relaxed and informal in attitude or standards
  • noun easy unobstructed progress

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Examples

  • The unnamed character was described as an easygoing California native with liberal values and a youthful innocence.

    30 Rock: Will James Marsden Sweep Liz Lemon Off Her Feet?

  • The Southerners were known as an easygoing and hospitable lot, who liked their food and coffee, their cards and dominoes and backgammon, their tobacco, their liquor, and not infrequently, their marijuana.

    A Privilege to Die

  • When Beverly Morgan was in college, she was known as easygoing and lively and was at the top of her class.

    Black Pain

  • When Beverly Morgan was in college, she was known as easygoing and lively and was at the top of her class.

    Black Pain

  • When Beverly Morgan was in college, she was known as easygoing and lively and was at the top of her class.

    Black Pain

  • When Beverly Morgan was in college, she was known as easygoing and lively and was at the top of her class.

    Black Pain

  • Ladonna Francois, the victim's niece, said Friday that she doesn't understand why someone would want to hurt her uncle, who she described as easygoing and quiet.

    New Orleans Saints Central

  • Ladonna Francois, the victim's niece, said Friday that she doesn't understand why someone would want to hurt her uncle, who she described as easygoing and quiet.

    New Orleans Saints Central

  • Over at the home of Barker's parents, relatives were mourning the loss of a man who they described as easygoing and "too kind".

    Stabroek News

  • For a man she describes as easygoing and always willing to help out the other guy, a Libertarian with the gumption to run for public office several times and a small business owner who's been an advocate for business at the state level, this death sentence was hard to digest.

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