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adjective Slang.
  1. relaxed or unhurried: laid-back music rhythms.
  2. free from stress; easygoing; carefree: a laid-back way of living.

Origin of laid-back

1905–10, for an earlier sense; 1970–75 for current sense Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for laid-back

mellow, easygoing, lax, unhurried, low-pressure, undemanding

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British Dictionary definitions for laid-back


  1. informal relaxed in style, character, or behaviour; easy-going and unhurried
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