1 accidental, chance, random, fortuitous, unexpected, unforeseen, unpremeditated, unplanned, unforeseeable, unpredictable, serendipitous:
It was only a casual remark, but it was taken very seriously. We interviewed casual passers-by.
2 uncertain, unsure, haphazard, occasional, random, irregular, unsystematic, sporadic, erratic:
The budget includes provision for both certain and casual revenues.
3 indifferent, nonchalant, offhand, insouciant, apathetic, cool, unconcerned, uninterested, pococurante, dispassionate, blasé, relaxed, lackadaisical:
He may seem casual, but he is genuinely concerned about the patients.
4 informal; lounge:
Dinner dress is not required: you may come in casual clothes.
5 offhand, happy-go-lucky, natural, easy, easygoing, devil-may-care, unconcerned, relaxed, dégagé, unconstrained:
Phil is quite casual about losing money at roulette.
appear, be, sound | become
extremely, very | almost
She sounded almost casual.
| fairly, quite, rather | apparently, seemingly | carefully, elaborately, studiedly
There was something a little too carefully casual in his tone.
He was very casual about it all.
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