Definition of Laid-back

1. Adjective. Unhurried and relaxed. "A mellow conversation"

Exact synonyms: Mellow
Similar to: Relaxed
Derivative terms: Mellowness



Definition of Laid-back

1. Adjective. relaxed and easy-going; an absence of stress or worry ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Laid-back

laicises
laicising
laicism
laicisms
laicistic
laicities
laicity
laicization
laicizations
laicize
laicized
laicizes
laicizing
laics
laid
laid-back (current term)
laid-off
laid back
laid bare
laid down
laid low(p)
laid off
laid out
laid over
laid paper
laid ropes
laid siege
laid to rest
laid up
laid up(p)

Literary usage of Laid-back

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1. Outing (1892)
"The moment he appeared on the bank above, with a peculiar grunting bark or growl, with its ears laid back, its eyes glaring, the formidable fangs displayed ..."

2. Library Bookbinding by Arthur Low Bailey (1916)
"The other side of the case is then drawn up over the board on top and pressed down firmly enough so that when it is laid back again, the board which has ..."

3. Postal Salaries: Hearings, Sixty-sixth Congress, First [second] Session by United States, Congress, Joint Commission on Postal Salaries (1920)
"... 13 were laid back on the table, or 2 pieces dispatched. Tne 13 pieces were put back to be worked off by a postal clerk as soon as one could get around ..."

4. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"A short wooden club, with laid-back face, for lofting shots. Bulger. ... The lofting mashie has the blade much laid back, for playing a short lofting shot. ..."

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