Definition of lax
- lax control
- a lax foreman
- security has been lax
- a lax rope
- a lax soil
- a lax flower cluster
The university has been lax about enforcing these rules.
lax parents who let their kids stay out as late as they want
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First Known Use: 1951See Words from the same year
: not careful enough : not strict enough
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