[ leyd-bak ]
/ ˈleɪdˈbæk /
relaxed or unhurried: laid-back music rhythms.
free from stress; easygoing; carefree: a laid-back way of living.
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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”
Origin of laid-back
1905–10, for an earlier sense; 1970–75 for current sense
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British Dictionary definitions for laid-back
informal relaxed in style, character, or behaviour; easy-going and unhurried
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