lax


lax

adjective

Definition of LAX

2
not bound by rigid standards <the guidelines for the essay contest were fairly lax, permitting a wide variety of topics>
3
not tightly fastened, tied, or stretched <the sheet on the foresail was lax, and so the sail was flapping wildly in the stiff wind>
Antonyms taut, tense, tight

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