Laid-back meaning

lādbăk
(informal) Relaxed, calm, easygoing, etc.; not frenetic, hurried, or forced.
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Alternative spelling of laid-back.
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Having a relaxed or casual atmosphere or character; easygoing.
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The definition of laid back is someone or something that is casual, calm and often unpretentious.

An example of a laid back person is one who takes things in stride and who doesn't get stressed.

An example of a laid back party is one where people come in casual clothes and just have a simple good time.

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Relaxed and easy-going; an absence of stress or worry.
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Origin of laid-back

  • Presumably originally a metaphor — literally, "sitting in a tilted-back chair", a relaxed posture of low defensive readiness.

    From Wiktionary

  • From U.S. slang (circa 1950s)

    From Wiktionary