free-and-easy
free-and-easy free-and-easy adj. 1. unconstrained and informal; as, an informal free-and-easy manner. Opposite of {stiff}, {starchy}, {formal}.

Syn: casual. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

2. lacking normal concern for propriety.

Syn: free-and-easy. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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