1. marked by blithe unconcern
- an ability to interest casual students
- showed a casual disregard for cold weather
2. without or seeming to be without plan or method; offhand
- a casual remark
- information collected by casual methods and in their spare time
Similar word(s): unplanned
3. appropriate for ordinary or routine occasions
- casual clothes
4. occurring or appearing or singled out by chance
- seek help from casual passers-by
- a casual meeting
5. hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough
- a casual (or cursory) inspection failed to reveal the house's structural flaws
6. occurring on a temporary or irregular basis
- casual employment
- a casual correspondence with a former teacher
7. characterized by a feeling of irresponsibility
- a broken back is nothing to be casual about; it is no fooling matter
8. informal, relaxed.
- using their first names in a casual way
9. not showing effort or strain
- a difficult feat performed with casual mastery
Sentences with casual as an adjective:
- They only had casual meetings.
- The purchase of donuts was just a casual expense.
- He was just a casual worker.
1. (Britain, New Zealand) A worker who is only working for a company occasionally, not as its permanent employee.
2. A soldier temporarily at a place of duty, usually en route to another place of duty.
3. (Britain) A member of a group of football hooligans who wear expensive designer clothing to avoid police attention; see Casual (subculture).
4. One who receives relief for a night in a parish to which he does not belong; a vagrant.
5. (video games, informal) A player of casual games.