easy·​go·​ing | \ ˌē-zē-ˈgō-iŋ How to pronounce easygoing (audio) , -ˈgȯ(-)iŋ \

Definition of easygoing

1a : relaxed and casual in style or manner an easygoing boss
b : morally lax
2 : unhurried, comfortable an easygoing pace

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Other Words from easygoing

easygoingness noun

Examples of easygoing in a Sentence

counselors at the summer camp are pretty easygoing some men are pretty easygoing about housekeeping
Recent Examples on the Web That sort of easygoing, uplifting vibe is exactly the sort of thing people are looking for right now, says Nagel. Jessica Matlin, Harper's BAZAAR, 19 July 2021 But there's a big case to be made for seeking out America's delightful small beach towns, where an easygoing vibe and beautiful coastal views make for an intoxicating combination. Anne Olivia Bauso, Travel + Leisure, 25 Apr. 2021 There isn’t a single sane person in this movie, but the tremendous stunts, crossed with the film’s surprisingly easygoing atmosphere, have made this a car classic. Bilge Ebiri, Vulture, 2 July 2021 Zola herself is played with easygoing confidence and sass by Taylour Paige; the character is a waitress and part-time stripper who gets an immediate girl-crush on Stefani (Riley Keough) when the latter turns up in a diner booth one day. BostonGlobe.com, 29 June 2021 Sure, the Caribbean is already beloved for its easygoing culture, but the locals here are especially personable and nurturing. Katie Chang, Travel + Leisure, 26 June 2021 As a result, Efergan, an easygoing 48-year-old clad in a V-neck undershirt, jeans and sneakers, is toiling full days and often manning the register. Paul Davidson, USA Today, 23 June 2021 Part of the process meant combining past and present more seamlessly than in the prior renovations, to give the home a sense of easygoing approachability. Jennifer Fernandez, House Beautiful, 10 June 2021 The easygoing styles are evident in Manhattan’s garment district, where dressing is a way of life. Suzanne Kapner, WSJ, 4 June 2021

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First Known Use of easygoing

1674, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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“Easygoing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/easygoing. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of easygoing

: relaxed and informal

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