Meaning of easy-going in English:


Pronunciation /iːzɪˈɡəʊɪŋ/

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  • Relaxed and tolerant in attitude or manner.

    ‘a relaxed, easy-going atmosphere’
    • ‘The watchword here was informality, with the pair linking skits and sketches in an amiable, easy-going manner.’
    • ‘It eventually led to a glamorous career in which he was equally as famous for his technical skill with a camera as his easy-going manner behind it.’
    • ‘Instead, approach her with a mature, easy-going attitude and genuinely listen to what she has to say.’
    • ‘Roger's easy-going, relaxed style made him a star performer on the European television and concert circuit.’
    • ‘What he has proved to be is a shrewd tactician and an astute responder to the public mood whose easy-going manner disguises some ruthless populism.’
    • ‘Despite his life going downhill, he was still described by people who knew him as a gentle, placid, easy-going, amiable man.’
    • ‘The Gwaliorites are traditional people and are easy-going and tolerant.’
    • ‘He had an easy-going manner, which made him a natural and popular leader.’
    • ‘It was the New York of its day with a cosmopolitan population and an easy-going attitude to life.’
    • ‘I'm still not that tolerant or easy-going, but I'm far better than I was when I went in.’
    • ‘The current situation our economy faces now does not allow an easy-going attitude.’
    • ‘For some reason, he wasn't himself; normally he was so relaxed and easy-going that it got annoying.’
    • ‘Most of their players are casual competitors who treat the sport as a pleasant pastime and an easy-going way of relaxation.’
    • ‘The mood, for the most part, was one of easy-going generosity towards the Prince.’
    • ‘He is surprised that someone as laid-back and easy-going as she is could be so successful in a tough business.’
    • ‘Even at the height of the business day, Montpelier had an easy-going, laid-back way about it.’
    • ‘It's amazing how paranoid I am about my handbag, considering how easy-going I am about most things.’
    • ‘It's very easy to see him as the easy-going Welsh lad.’
    • ‘By all reports, Roberts has an easy-going demeanor that would allow him to get along with all members of the Court.’
    • ‘To do this requires an easy-going personality, the ability to improvise, and a deep love of children.’
    relaxed, even-tempered, equable, placid, mellow, mild, happy-go-lucky, serene, blithe, carefree, free and easy, nonchalant, insouciant, unruffled, unworried, untroubled, imperturbable, unexcitable
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