marked by blithe unconcern
an ability to interest casual students|showed a casual disregard for cold weather|an utterly insouciant financial policy|an elegantly insouciant manner|drove his car with nonchalant abandon|was polite in a teasing nonchalant manner
without or seeming to be without plan or method; offhand
a casual remark|information collected by casual methods and in their spare time
appropriate for ordinary or routine occasions
casual clothes|everyday clothes
Synonym: daily, everyday
occurring or appearing or singled out by chance
seek help from casual passers-by|a casual meeting|a chance occurrence
Synonym: chance
hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough
a casual (or cursory) inspection failed to reveal the house's structural flaws|a passing glance|perfunctory courtesy|In his paper, he showed a very superficial understanding of psychoanalytic theory
occurring on a temporary or irregular basis
casual employment|a casual correspondence with a former teacher|an occasional worker
Synonym: occasional
characterized by a feeling of irresponsibility
a broken back is nothing to be casual about; it is no fooling matter
Synonym: fooling
natural and unstudied
using their Christian names in a casual way|lectured in a free-and-easy style
Synonym: free-and-easy
not showing effort or strain
a difficult feat performed with casual mastery|careless grace
Synonym: effortless