AskDefine | Define easygoing

Dictionary Definition

easygoing adj
1 inclined to be excessively tolerant
2 unhurried and relaxed; "an easygoing pace"; "a mellow conversation" [syn: laid-back, mellow]
3 not hurried or forced; "an easy walk around the block"; "at a leisurely (or easygoing) pace" [syn: easy, leisurely]
4 not stressful; "an easygoing life as a parttime consultant"
5 taking life easy; "an easygoing man rarely stirred to anger"; "an air of placid sufficiency" [syn: placid]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Adjective

  1. In the context of "of a person": calm, relaxed, casual and informal
  2. In the context of "of a journey or pace": unhurried
casual and informal
  • Finnish: rento
unhurried
  • Finnish: kiireetön

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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