Definition of casually adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈkæʒuəli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkæʒuəli//
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  1. 1in a way that shows you are calm and relaxed They chatted casually on the phone.
  2. 2without much care or thought; without paying attention to detail Many people casually dismiss these claims. She glanced casually out of the window.
  3. 3showing that you do not want people to know that something is important to you ‘What did he say about me?’ she asked as casually as she could.
  4. 4if somebody is dressed casually, they are not dressed formally dressed casually in jeans and T-shirt
  5. 5not permanently; not regularly I casually dated a few people during that time but had no serious relationship. (British English) casually employed workers