Definition of relaxed
1 : freed from or lacking in precision or stringency
2 : set or being at rest or at ease
3 : easy of manner : informal
4 : somewhat loose-fitting and usually casual in style relaxed jeans
relaxedlyplay \-ˈlak-səd-lē, -ˈlakst-lē\ adverb
relaxednessplay \-ˈlak-səd-nəs, -ˈlaks(t)-nəs\ noun
Examples of relaxed in a Sentence
Nothing makes me feel more relaxed than a nice hot bath.
I used to get really nervous performing, but I'm pretty relaxed about it now.
He's a very relaxed guy.
The restaurant had a relaxed atmosphere.
The seminar was very relaxed—we met at the professor's house instead of the lecture hall.
We have a relaxed dress code at the office.
a relaxed set of rules
Recent Examples of relaxed from the Web
LBB Gastropub offers 10-12 of the brewery’s beers on tap, and the professional service and relaxed atmosphere of the brewery’s tap room have carried over to the new business as well.
The mid-November, 2008, conversations between Blagojevich and Pritzker are friendly, with the two men clearly familiar with each other and relaxed.
Viewers got even more info during Cohen's after-show segment, where the conversation was even more relaxed (and the curse words didn't have to be bleeped).
The ride will take about two hours to complete at a relaxed riding pace.
Her rival on the other hand has grown more relaxed, holding his own against the same interviewer who has a reputation for being a rottweiler in his style of questioning.
None of Pollini's pacific offerings had, however, light, veiled or relaxed tone.
But given a comfortable lead early against Kentucky, Lange could take a relaxed approach.
As the sun was about to set on Saturday evening at Steveston Fisherman's Wharf in British Columbia, people relaxed around the dock, chatting and taking photos.
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First Known Use of relaxed
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Definition of relaxed for English Language Learners
: calm and free from stress, worry, or anxiety : not worried or tense
: informal and comfortable
: not strict or carefully controlled
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