Meaning of casually in English:


Pronunciation /ˈkaʒʊəli/

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  • 1In a relaxed and informal way.

    ‘she was just casually strolling through the mall’
    • ‘the family was casually dressed in jeans and jumpers’
    • ‘Sea lions bask casually at the end of the pier.’
    • ‘I spent the time chatting with a group of hippies, casually talking about Woodstock.’
    • ‘He is dressed casually with a corduroy jacket and pom-pom hat.’
    • ‘The students enjoy a summer's day casually studying on the lawn at the top of the Student Union Building.’
    • ‘Only 31 percent of UK businesses now allow staff to dress casually at all times, down by 10 percent from 2000.’
    • ‘People casually flipped through magazines and chatted.’
    • ‘Cycling more casually, she found a stone bench by the side of the road, and there she dismounted to rest while pondering what course her life would take now.’
    • ‘Across the street, a boy in his teens leaned against a stall, chatting casually with a gray-bearded man.’
    • ‘He looked over his shoulder to see the demon boy sitting casually in a wooden chair.’
    • ‘He saw them walking casually around the gardens.’
    1. 1.1In a way that lacks sufficient care or thoughtfulness.
      • ‘people who casually throw rubbish around the streets’
  • 2Without commitment or permanence; occasionally or irregularly.

    ‘I work casually as a staff nurse’
    • ‘I wouldn't introduce my family to people I was casually dating’