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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Those close to him rave about his work ethic and easygoing personality. Connor Letourneau, SFChronicle.com, "Warriors’ Glenn Robinson III out to prove he’s more than just a dunker," 6 July 2019 Friends said Pereira, active in a gun club and an Italian club, was easygoing and would do anything to help someone in need especially fellow veterans. Washington Post, "Bikers bidding farewell to those killed in pickup collision," 28 June 2019 Friends said Pereira, active in a gun club and an Italian club, was easygoing and would do anything to help someone in need especially fellow veterans. Michael Casey, BostonGlobe.com, "‘Tough to lose your brothers’: Funerals held for bikers," 28 June 2019 The group’s infectious synth beats and catchy techno rhythms melted together into an easygoing dance party in the small east-side venue. Anne Nickoloff, cleveland.com, "Captain Kidd wants to make you dance: The Cleveland Sessions," 3 July 2019 Bob Dorian, who displayed his lifelong zest for old Hollywood films as the easygoing prime-time host of the American Movie Classics cable channel for nearly two decades, died June 15. Richard Sandomir, SFChronicle.com, "Bob Dorian — host for historic movies on AMC," 1 July 2019 Dressed in a blue-and-white baseball cap and black-and-white graphic T-shirt, Oakenfold, now in his 50s, exuded easygoing energy. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Summerfest 2019: Lizzo, Steve Earle, St. Paul and the Broken Bones, and the best and worst of a stormy Day 2," 27 June 2019 Thanks to a deft, funny script by James Vanderbilt and brisk direction by Kyle Newacheck, this throwback comedy turns out to be an easygoing charmer. Kyle Smith, National Review, "Murder Mystery: An Old Comedy Genre Gets Polished Up," 24 June 2019 Will has been described as easygoing, curious and inquisitive. Boys & Girls Aid, oregonlive.com, "Will, 14, is easygoing, curious and in search of a family that prioritizes routines: A Home of Their Own," 22 June 2019

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First Known Use of easygoing

1674, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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The first known use of easygoing was in 1674

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English Language Learners Definition of easygoing

: relaxed and informal

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