business casual

[ biz-nis kazh-oo-uhl ]
/ ˈbɪz nɪs ˌkæʒ u əl /

noun

a style of clothing for the office that is casual but neat and professional-looking.

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Origin of business casual

First recorded in 1965–70
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British Dictionary definitions for business casual

business casual

noun

informal a style of casual clothing worn by businesspeople at work instead of more formal attire
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