Casually Cas"u*al*ly, adv. Without design; accidentally; fortuitously; by chance; occasionally. [1913 Webster]

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  • casually — UK US /ˈkæʒjuəli/ adverb ► in an informal way: »She said younger job candidates often dress casually for interviews when it s absolutely not appropriate. ► HR in a way that is not permanent or is only done when a company needs more workers: »More …   Financial and business terms

  • casually — adv. Casually is used with these adjectives: ↑elegant Casually is used with these verbs: ↑answer, ↑ask, ↑chat, ↑dismiss, ↑drape, ↑dress, ↑drop, ↑enquire, ↑flick, ↑lean, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • casually — adverb 1. not methodically or according to plan (Freq. 1) he dealt with his course work casually • Derived from adjective: ↑casual 2. in an unconcerned manner (Freq. 1) glanced casually at the headlines • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • casually — casual ► ADJECTIVE 1) relaxed and unconcerned. 2) showing insufficient care or forethought: a casual remark. 3) not regular or firmly established; occasional or temporary: casual jobs. 4) happening by chance; accidental. 5) informal. ► NOUN 1) …   English terms dictionary

  • casually — adverb see casual I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • casually — See casual. * * * …   Universalium

  • casually — adverb In a casual manner …   Wiktionary

  • casually — (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Accidentally] Syn. unintentionally, by chance, inadvertently; see accidentally , haphazardly . 2. [Nonchalantly] Syn. indifferently, unconcernedly, coolly, unemotionally, impassively, reservedly, offhandedly, carelessly,… …   English dictionary for students

  • casually — adv. randomly; informally (dressed) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • casually — ca·su·al·ly …   English syllables

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