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Synonyms of easy in English:


  • 1 Wilf's task was very easy
    informal easy-peasy, easy as pie, as easy as falling off a log, as easy as ABC, a piece of cake, child's play, kids' stuff, a cinch, no sweat, a doddle, a breeze, a pushover, money for old rope, money for jam
    chiefly US  easy-breezy
    North American informal duck soup, a snap
    Australian/New Zealand informal a bludge
    South African informal a piece of old tackle
    British vulgar slang a piece of piss
    dated a snip
    [Antonyms] difficult
  • 2 some parents have easy babies and amenable children
    [Antonyms] difficult, demanding
  • 3 the thug thought he had picked an easy target
    vulnerable, susceptible, exploitable, defenceless, naive, gullible, trusting, credulous, impressionable
    [Antonyms] streetwise
  • 4 Vic's easy manner made everyone feel at home
    natural, casual, informal, unceremonious, unreserved, uninhibited, unconstrained, unforced, unaffected, free and easy, easy-going, familiar, amiable, affable, genial, congenial, agreeable, good-humoured;
    carefree, nonchalant, unconcerned, composed, insouciant, urbane, suave
    informal laid-back, unflappable, together
    [Antonyms] formal
  • 5 they are hoping for an easy life
    informal cushy
    [Antonyms] uneasy
  • 6 the walkers set off at an easy pace
    leisurely, leisured, unhurried, unrushed, comfortable, unexacting, undemanding, easy-going, gentle, sedate, moderate, steady, regular, even
    informal laid-back
    [Antonyms] demanding
  • 7 informal she had a reputation at school for being easy
    promiscuous, sexually indiscriminate, free with one's favours, of easy virtue, unchaste, loose, wanton, abandoned, licentious, dissolute, dissipated, debauched
    North American informal roundheeled
    West Indian informal slack
    archaic light
    [Antonyms] chaste
  • Phrases

    take it easy
    the doctor was still advising me to take it easy See relax (sense 1)
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