1. posing no difficulty; requiring little effort
- an easy job
- an easy problem
- an easy victory
2. not hurried or forced
- an easy walk around the block
- at a leisurely (or easygoing) pace
3. free from worry or anxiety
- knowing that I had done my best, my mind was easy
- an easy good-natured manner
4. affording pleasure
- easy good looks
Similar word(s): pleasing
5. having little impact
- an easy pat on the shoulder
6. readily exploited or tricked
- an easy victim
- an easy mark
7. in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich
- easy living
8. marked by moderate steepness
- an easy climb
9. affording comfort
- soft light that was easy on the eyes
10. casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior
- her easy virtue
11. less in demand and therefore readily obtainable
- commodities are easy this quarter
Similar word(s): available
12. obtained with little effort or sacrifice, often obtained illegally
- easy money
Similar word(s): abundant
Sentences with easy as an adjective:
- Now that I know it's taken care of, I can rest easy at night.
- It's often easy to wake up but hard to get up.
- Rich people live in easy circumstances.
- an easy chair
- easy manners; an easy style
- He has a reputation for being easy; they say he slept with half the senior class.
- The market is easy.
1. with ease (`easy' is sometimes used informally for `easily')
- success came too easy
Similar word(s): easily
2. without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly')
- go easy here--the road is slippery
3. in a relaxed manner; or without hardship
- just wanted to take it easy
- the judge went easy on the young defendant
Similar word(s): soft
Sentences with easy as an adverb:
- 'After his illness, John decided to take it easy.
- This project will cost 15 million dollars, easy.
1. Something that is easy
1. to easy-oar (stop rowing)