casual collocations and examples

 UK /ˈkæʒuəl/

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1

relaxed and informal


Nouns frequently used with casual
clothes: attire, clothes, clothing, dress, wearJeans are standard casual wear.feeling: atmosphereThe atmosphere is very casual – not at all how you’d expect a top restaurant to feel.attitude: attitudeHis attitude to his work was criticized as being ‘too casual’.
2

not planned


Nouns frequently used with casual
conversation, glance, remarkIt was just a casual throwaway remark.
3

not involved


Nouns frequently used with casual
observer, onlooker, passer-byEven casual passers-by with no knowledge of the game got swept up in the excitement.
4

temporary


Nouns frequently used with casual
worker: labour, labourer, workerOther members of his family were also employed from time to time as casual labour.work: employment, workYou can do any temporary or casual employment, and can work with an employer up to a maximum of three months.
5

not regularnot involved


Adjectives frequently used with casual
gamer, listener, reader, user, viewer, visitorThe charm and beauty of the old Tudor town are obvious to the casual visitor.
Nouns frequently used with casual
observer, onlooker, passer-byEven casual passers-by with no knowledge of the game got swept up in the excitement.
6

not based on serious feelings


Nouns frequently used with casual
person: acquaintanceFor several weeks I stayed with casual acquaintances.relationship: encounter, relationship, sexA casual encounter might spark a long-term relationship.
 
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