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English definition of “laid-back”

laid-back

adjective uk   /ˌleɪdˈbæk/ informal us  
C2 relaxed in manner and character; not usually worried about other people's behaviour or things that need to be done: I've never seen her worried or anxious in any way - she's so laid-back.Calm and relaxed
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