Definition of casual noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈkæʒuəl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkæʒuəl//
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  1. 1casuals British English [plural] informal clothes or shoes dressed in casuals She changed into flat casuals before walking round the town. see also business casual, smart casual
  2. worker
  3. 2[countable] a casual worker (= one who does not work permanently for a company)
  4. Word Originlate Middle English (in senses 4 to 6 of the adjective): from Old French casuel and Latin casualis, from casus ‘fall’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: casual