easygoing

or eas·y-go·ing

[ ee-zee-goh-ing ]
/ ˈi ziˈgoʊ ɪŋ /

adjective

calm and unworried; relaxed and rather casual: an easygoing person.
going easily, as a horse.

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Origin of easygoing

First recorded in 1665–75; easy + going

OTHER WORDS FROM easygoing

eas·y·go·ing·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for easygoing

easy-going
/ (ˌiːzɪˈɡəʊɪŋ) /

adjective

relaxed in manner or attitude; inclined to be excessively tolerant
moving at a comfortable pacean easy-going horse
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