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easy US English

Achieved without great effort; presenting few difficulties

easy US Thesaurus

the task was very easy

a rough ride US English

A difficult (or easy) time doing something

I'm easy US English

Said by someone when offered a choice to indicate that they have no particular preference

Big Easy US English

A nickname for New Orleans

rest easy US English

Be untroubled by (or go to sleep without) worries

easy-care US English

(Chiefly of man-made fabrics) requiring little effort to wash and dry, and typically no ironing

easy mark US English

A person who is easy prey; a weakling or a sucker

over easy US English

(Of a fried egg) turned over when the white is nearly done and fried lightly on the other side, so that the yolk remains slightly liquid

over easy New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(of an egg) fried on both sides

easy chair US English

A large, comfortable chair, typically an armchair

easy money US English

Money obtained by dubious means or for little work

easy-peasy US English

Very straightforward and easy (used by or as if by children)

easy street US English

A state of financial comfort or security

easy-fitting US English

(Of clothes or shoes) not fitting tightly; comfortable

easy as ABC US English

Extremely easy or straightforward

easy does it US English

Used especially in spoken English to advise someone to approach a task carefully and slowly

have it easy US English

Be free from difficulties; be fortunate

take it easy US English

Proceed calmly and in a relaxed manner

easy listening US English

Popular music that is tuneful and undemanding

easy-to-use US English

Straightforward and simple to use

easy as pie US English

Very easy

of easy virtue US English

(Of a woman) sexually promiscuous

free and easy US English

Informal and relaxed

free and easy New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(three words, hyphens when attributive)

easy come, easy go US English

Used to indicate that a relationship or possession acquired without effort may be abandoned or lost casually and without regret

easy on the eye US English

Pleasant to look at (or listen to)

mark1 US English

A person who is easily deceived or taken advantage of

prey US English

A person or thing easily injured or taken advantage of

easy touch in soft touch US English

A person who readily gives or does something if asked

go easy on someone US English

Refrain from being harsh with or critical of someone

as easy as winking US English

Very easy or easily

go easy on something US English

Be sparing or cautious in one’s use or consumption of something

pickings US English

Profits or gains that are made effortlessly or dishonestly, as by picking

take the easy way out US English

Extricate oneself from a difficult situation by choosing the simplest or most expedient course rather than the most honorable or ethical one

I'm easy in easy US English

Said by someone when offered a choice to indicate that they have no particular preference

rest easy in easy US English

Be untroubled by (or go to sleep without) worries

within reach US English

Inside a distance that can be traveled

easy touch in soft US English

A person who readily gives or does something if asked

easy as ABC in ABC1 US English

Extremely easy or straightforward

go easy on someone in easy US English

Refrain from being harsh with or critical of someone

go easy on something in easy US English

Be sparing or cautious in one’s use or consumption of something

a rough ride in ride US English

A difficult (or easy) time doing something

easy does it in easy US English

Used especially in spoken English to advise someone to approach a task carefully and slowly


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