French translation of 'casual'
1. (= unconcerned) [attitude, person] désinvolte
a casual attitude une attitude désinvolte
2. (= irregular) [work, labour, worker] temporaire
3. (= chance)
[observer] de passage
[remark] fait(e) en passant
It was just a casual remark. C’était juste une remarque en passant.
4. [clothes] décontracté(e)
I prefer casual clothes. Je préfère les vêtements décontractés.
casual wear vêtements mpl sport inv
5. (not committed, not sustained)
[affair] sans engagement
The virus is not transmitted through casual contact. Le virus ne se transmet pas par contact ordinaire.
casual sex rapports mpl sexuels occasionnels
a casual acquaintance une simple connaissance
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Example Sentences Including 'casual'
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This was hardly a typical colonial outcome, as a casual glance at the racial demographics of other settler societies easily confirms.The Times Literary Supplement (2013)
But for the casual viewer, this would be the episode to watch.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Casual workers walk into a mail centre and no one asks for identification.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Her casual attitude towards marriage is both shocking and immoral.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
One of the great things about an autumn stroll is that almost anything casual goes.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The more casual fan may wish to wait for the film.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
I just like to be casual and wear my jeans and trainers.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
National park status won't make a huge difference to the area for the casual visitor.The Sun (2010)
None of these looks is meant to be anything other than casual and fun.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
One casual, vain glance at the bathroom mirror unbalanced me.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Has this casual attitude in fact become common practice?Times, Sunday Times (2007)
It was at the same time a highly polished and determinedly casual affair.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The call was to wear smart but casual clothes.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
They included casual and agency workers.The Sun (2012)
Wearing casual clothes was acceptable when a hotel visit was planned before official meetings began, she added.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The only thing she envied the men was their casual clothes.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Casual visitors should have absolutely no problems with any of the various Italian police forces.Umbria - the green heart of Italy (1989)
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'casual' in Other Languages
British English: casual /ˈkæʒjʊəl/ ADJECTIVE
If you are casual, you are relaxed and not very concerned about what is happening.
It's difficult for me to be casual about anything.
- American English: casual
- Arabic: مُسْتَرِيح
- Brazilian Portuguese: casual
- Chinese: 随便的
- Croatian: ležeran
- Czech: nonšalantní
- Danish: afslappet
- Dutch: achteloos
- European Spanish: despreocupado ropa
- Finnish: satunnainen
- French: informel
- German: gleichgültig
- Greek: ανέμελος
- Italian: noncurante
- Japanese: 偶然の
- Korean: 무심한
- Norwegian: skjødesløs
- Polish: niedbały
- European Portuguese: casual
- Romanian: nepăsător
- Russian: легкомысленный
- Spanish: informal
- Swedish: ledig
- Thai: ไม่จริงจัง
- Turkish: umursamaz
- Ukrainian: легковажний
- Vietnamese: hững hờ
Translation of casual from the Collins English to French Dictionary