Definition of nonchalant in English:

nonchalant

Syllabification: non·cha·lant
Pronunciation: /ˌnänSHəˈlänt
 
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adjective

Derivatives

nonchalantly

adverb
More example sentences
  • You look, nonchalantly at first, then with increasing desperation.
  • If you want to impress the ladies by firing off a couple of rounds from your rifle, don't choose a tank as a target and then nonchalantly wander off.
  • Quietly, nonchalantly, he drew his jacket over his face like a vampire's cape.

Origin

mid 18th century: from French, literally 'not being concerned', from the verb nonchaloir.

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