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What does "laid back" mean?

Vocabulary Word: laid back

1. Definition (expr.) relaxed, calm, easygoing, not intense, loose, comfortable, low-pressure

Examples “My mom is so laid back. She lets me do whatever I want. She doesn’t worry about me. The only time she ever gets mad at me is when I forget to lock the front door when I come home at night.”

Examples “I really liked that movie. It was totally laid back and mellow. It made me feel good to see a movie like that instead of one of those movies with guns and car chases and all of that.”

Examples “Let’s go over to Mark’s house. It’s totally laid back over there. We can just hang out and watch TV. It will be fun.”

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2. Definition (adj.) relaxed, calm; not formal, casual

Examples I like laid back teachers who don’t assign too much homework.

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3. Definition (adj.) casual, not too serious

Examples It’s nice to have a laid back boss. My last boss was always yelling at me to work harder.

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4. Definition (adj.) relaxed, not formal, very casual

Examples Mitch is so laid back. I have never seen him get angry!

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Iran, Islamic Republic Of

It is a really good feature to be laid back.

11:00 AM Jul 03 2013 |

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