Meaning of casual

cas•u•al

Pronunciation: (kazh'-ul), [key]
— adj.
  1. happening by chance; fortuitous: a casual meeting.
  2. without definite or serious intention; careless or offhand; passing: a casual remark.
  3. seeming or tending to be indifferent to what is happening; apathetic; unconcerned: a casual, nonchalant air.
  4. appropriate for wear or use on informal occasions; not dressy: casual clothes; casual wear.
  5. irregular; occasional: a casual visitor.
  6. accidental: a casual mishap.
  7. uncertain.
—n.
  1. a worker employed only irregularly.
  2. a soldier temporarily at a station or other place of duty, and usually en route to another station.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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