Complications arise when Jules engages in some casual sex with Paul, blurring the familial lines for all parties involved.
But the atmosphere was casual, and editors were encouraged to circulate around the showroom after the show.
The idea of running for office dates back to a casual conversation, several years ago, with an old man outside a polling station.
The GOP lambasted the president for being too aloof and casual about leaks that endanger national security.
This cool, casual look can be worn at events ranging from a baby shower to a dinner with family or friends.
But under the seething surface—first visible to the casual glance—was a substratum as pure as it was solid and unyielding.
Search the casual wards, the common lodging-houses and the prisons.
Her temper was even, and her nature was finer than her prim, priggish ways would have led the casual acquaintance to suppose.
The casual observer would, in this case, have been mistaken.
Yet this largest of channel ports, in its present state, can show the casual passer-by much that is interesting.
late 14c., "subject to or produced by chance," from Middle French casuel (15c.), from Late Latin casualis "by chance," from Latin casus "chance, occasion, opportunity; accident, event" (see case (n.1)).
Of persons, in the sense of "not to be depended on, unmethodical," it is attested from 1883; meaning "showing lack of interest" is from 1916. Of clothes, "informal," from 1939. Related: Casually.