Casual

  • 1 casual — ca·su·al adj 1 a: not expected or foreseen b: not done purposefully: accidental 2 a: employed for irregular periods a casual worker b: engaging in an activity on an occasional basis …

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  • 2 casual — casual, al casual expr. con disimulo. ❙ «...el portero de la casa de al lado, que es un tío cochino y rijoso, que se acerca y se deja caer, buscando el magreo como al casual.» Mariano Tudela, Últimas noches del corazón. 2. por un casual expr. por …

    Diccionario del Argot "El Sohez"

  • 3 casual — 1. En español significa ‘fortuito, que sucede por casualidad’: «El hombre no pudo realizar un descubrimiento casual de este proceso tan valioso» (Aguilar Hombre [Méx. 1988]). Debe evitarse su uso con los sentidos de ‘informal’ y ‘esporádico u… …

    Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • 4 casual — [kazh′o͞o əl] adj. [ME & OFr casuel < LL casualis, by chance < L casus, chance, event: see CASE1] 1. happening by chance; not planned; incidental [a casual visit] 2. happening, active, etc. at irregular intervals; occasional [a casual… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 casual — adjetivo 1. (antepuesto / pospuesto) Que sucede por casualidad: Un encuentro casual fue el origen de un gran amor. Se trata de un casual hallazgo, una coincidencia, que puede aportar nuevos datos a la investigación. Frases y locuciones 1. por un… …

    Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • 6 Casual — Cas u*al, a. [OE. casuel, F. casuel, fr. L. casualis, fr. casus fall, accident, fr. cadere to fall. See {Case}.] 1. Happening or coming to pass without design, and without being foreseen or expected; accidental; fortuitous; coming by chance.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 casual — casual[b] (II)[/b] (izg. kȅžuāl) prid. DEFINICIJA koji ima osobine odjeće za neslužbene prilike [casual odjeća] ETIMOLOGIJA vidi casual[b] (I)[/b] …

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  • 8 casual — ► ADJECTIVE 1) relaxed and unconcerned. 2) showing insufficient care or forethought: a casual remark. 3) not regular or firmly established; occasional or temporary: casual jobs. 4) happening by chance; accidental. 5) informal. ► NOUN 1) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 casual — [adj1] chance, random accidental, adventitious, by chance, contingent, erratic, extemporaneous, extempore, fluky, fortuitous, impromptu, improvised, impulsive, incidental, infrequent, irregular, occasional, odd, offhand, serendipitous,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 Casual — Cas u*al, n. One who receives relief for a night in a parish to which he does not belong; a vagrant. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 casual — / kæʒjʊl/, it. / kɛʒwal/ agg. ingl. [propr. casuale , quindi non ricercato, non importante ]. [di vestiario, caratterizzato da semplicità e praticità d uso] ▶◀ informale, pratico, semplice, sportivo. ↑ dimesso, inelegante, sciatto, trasandato.… …

    Enciclopedia Italiana

  • 12 casual — (adj.) late 14c., subject to or produced by chance, from O.Fr. casuel, from L.L. casualis by chance, from L. casus chance, event (see CASE (Cf. case) (n.1)). Of persons, in the sense of not to be depended on, unmethodical, it is attested from… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 13 casual — adj. 2 g. 1. Que depende do acaso. 2. Sucedido por acaso. 3. Aleatório, eventual. 4.  [Linguística] Relativo a caso. 5. Que é relativo a situações ou contextos em que há familiaridade ou descontração (acepção considerada anglicismo). = INFORMAL… …

    Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • 14 casual — /ˈkɛʒwal, ingl. ˈkæʒjuəl/ [vc. ingl., propriamente «casuale», quindi «trascurato, alla buona»] agg. inv. (di abbigliamento) libero, disinvolto, sportivo, giovane CFR. sportswear (ingl.) …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 15 casual — casual[b] (I)[/b] (izg. kȅžuāl) m DEFINICIJA term. odjeća za neslužbene prilike (za razliku od odijela, žaketa, smokinga ili fraka) ETIMOLOGIJA engl …

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  • 16 casual — 1 *accidental, incidental, adventitious, contingent, fortuitous Analogous words: unpremeditated (see EXTEMPORANEOUS): *indifferent, unconcerned, incurious: *negligent, slack, lax, remiss: inadvertent, *careless, heedless Contrasted words …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 17 casual — ▪ I. casual cas‧u‧al 1 [ˈkæʒuəl] adjective JOBS casual workers are employed only when they are needed, and are not in permanent or continuous employment; = TEMPORARY: • Traditionally, labour in the construction industry has been employed on a… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 18 casual — cas|u|al [ˈkæʒuəl] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(relaxed)¦ 2¦(not formal)¦ 3¦(work)¦ 4¦(relationship)¦ 5¦(without attention)¦ 6¦(not planned)¦ 7¦(not regular)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: casuel, from Late Latin casualis, from Latin …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 casual — ca|su|al [ kæʒuəl ] adjective ** ▸ 1 relaxed/informal ▸ 2 comfortable to wear ▸ 3 not planned ▸ 4 temporary ▸ 5 not doing something regularly ▸ 6 without strong feeling 1. ) relaxed and informal: The bar has a casual low key atmosphere. The… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 casual */*/ — UK [ˈkæʒuəl] / US adjective 1) relaxed and informal The bar has a casual low key atmosphere. The interview took place around the kitchen table and was very casual. a) seeming relaxed and not worried about anything Paul tried to sound casual but I …

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