Origin of casual
SYNONYMS FOR casual
Examples from the Web for casual
After four or five months of casual interaction, they realized they both had lost a young parent to cancer.
Oh, the heaven and hell wrought by the casual use of a pronoun.
He was not a man given to casual affectionate display; the moment was charged with emotion.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They “hook up” in a manner that makes the casual sex of the 1960s seem like an arranged marriage in Oman.Up to a Point: They Made Me Write About Lena Dunham|P. J. O’Rourke|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We cannot expect to have a casual relationship with heritage.
Introduction is a formality and a bore, and is never resorted to by your well-bred host, save in a casual way.The Young Duke|Benjamin Disraeli
We had separated as though it were the most casual parting in the world.The Wasted Generation|Owen Johnson
A casual examination of the list of his loves, reciprocated or spurned, would make a companion to that of Weimar.Egoists|James Huneker
He understood her innocent little subterfuge of being out for a casual stroll just at this time.Cursed|George Allan England
We heard that many skeletons and relics had been found there by casual excavating, and so went up to try our luck.The Crest of the Continent|Ernest Ingersoll