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

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Even the weather Saturday, sunny but not too warm, helped create an environment of easygoing luxury. Mikael Wood, latimes.com, "Was Arroyo Seco Weekend too much of a good thing? Lack of tension softened the performances," 25 June 2018 Beaujolais or Cabernet Franc from the Loire Valley are top contenders for me, but lighter, more easygoing fruity reds regardless. Kristin Tice Studeman, Vogue, "The Best Wine for Every Thanksgiving Scenario," 19 Nov. 2018 Its owner, Andrea Turcios, grew up in Heredia, Costa Rica, which is a province in the middle of the country, but she was drawn to Puerto Viejo for its natural beauty and easygoing vibe. Rachel Hahn, Vogue, "An Artists’ Guide to the Paradisiacal Beach Town of Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica," 2 Jan. 2019 Your laughter and easygoing attitude charm many people. BostonGlobe.com, "Your daily horoscope," 12 May 2018 His easygoing and carefree personality was the polar opposite of my ex. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "I'm a 51-Year-Old Cougar Baby and I Fell for My Sugar Daddy," 29 July 2017 O’Rourke’s campaign approach reflects his own accessible, easygoing nature. Matt Viser, Town & Country, "Why So Many People Are Betting on Beto O'Rourke," 26 July 2018 This has left many with an uneasy sense that the Crosby persona of easygoing affability was a façade for a darker private life. Ted Gioia, WSJ, "‘Bing Crosby’ Review: Nothin’ but Blue Skies," 8 Nov. 2018 Marc Appleton: Our client asked for the unpretentious, easygoing informality of an old Shingle Style place. Hillary Brown, House Beautiful, "This New Home Feels Nostalgic In The Best Way," 30 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of easygoing

1674, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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English Language Learners Definition of easygoing

: relaxed and informal

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