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1relaxed and unconcerned:she regarded his affairs with a casual indulgence he tried to make his voice sound casual made or done without much thought or premeditation:a casual remark done or acting in a desultory way:to the casual observer, rugby looks something like soccer done or acting without sufficient care or thoroughness:the casual way in which victims were treated
2not regular or permanent, in particular. employed or established on a temporary or irregular basis:casual staff casual jobs (of a sexual relationship or encounter) occurring between people who are not regular or established sexual partners.
3 [attributive] happening by chance; accidental:he pretended it was a casual meeting 4without formality of style or manner, in particular (of clothing) suitable for everyday wear rather than formal occasions:a casual short-sleeved shirt an ideal coat for casual occasions the inn’s casual atmosphere
1a person who does something irregularly:a number of casuals became regular customers a worker employed on an irregular or temporary basis. 2
) clothes or shoes suitable for everyday wear rather than formal occasions.
and the related word casualty
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