from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Seeming to be coolly unconcerned or indifferent. See Synonyms at cool.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Casually calm and relaxed.
- adj. Indifferent; unconcerned; behaving as if detached.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Indifferent; careless; cool.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Indifferent; unconcerned; careless; cool: as, he replied with a nonchalant air.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. marked by blithe unconcern
At that moment, she gave a new meaning to the word nonchalant when she casually adjusted her right foot to let her arm rest on her knee and placed the other foot on the floor.
That's what I call a nonchalant dismissive attitude that we can all aspire to.
“Yes,” I said, trying to keep my expression nonchalant, “but at least you’ll have a reputation.”
His expression was nonchalant as he made a dismissive gesture.
We cowered in a faint indentation in the wall, pressing against the dripping bushes, and I heard the vehicle scrape a quantity of paint from its opposite side before it was past, the driver calling a nonchalant thanks.
The result is that the game's violence, relegated to the distance, feels nonchalant, which is a damn shame considering Argonauts 'use of the Unreal engine makes for some pretty tasty gibs.
To keep the acronym in tact, perhaps our journalist is "nonchalant", or seeming to be coolly unconcerned or indifferent?
Other people I talked to have just been kind of nonchalant about it, as it were.
Really kind of nonchalant and really almost just enjoying themselves, not even thinking about what's literally right out the window.
ANDERSON: Just kind of nonchalant about the whole thing.