[ ee-zee-kair ]
/ ˈi ziˌkɛər /
requiring little care or maintenance: easy-care fabrics; easy-care furniture.
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Caring About Whether You Couldn’t Care LessWhen you want to colloquially express that you don’t care at all about something, you might say “I couldn’t care less.” This phrase first popped up in British English at the turn of the 20th century and is still popular today. In the 1960s, a controversial American variant of this phase entered popular usage: “I could care less.” Many native English speakers, both in the …
- easy on the eyes,
- easy sledding,
- easy street,
- easy street, on,
- easy-money policy,
- eat and run
Origin of easy-care
First recorded in 1955–60
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(esp of a fabric or garment) hardwearing, practical, and requiring no special treatment during washing, cleaning, etc
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