lax Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “lax” - Learner’s Dictionary

lax

adjective
 
 
/læks/
not careful enough or not well controlled: They seem to have a very lax attitude towards security.Not paying attentionTreating as unimportantNeglecting and ignoringWeakness and vulnerability
Translations of “lax”
in Vietnamese lỏng lẻo…
in Spanish poco disciplinario, flojo…
in Thai ไม่เข้มงวด…
in Malaysian tidak ketat…
in French relâché…
in German lässig…
in Chinese (Traditional) 馬虎的, 不嚴格的, 不嚴厲的…
in Indonesian lalai…
in Russian нестрогий, слабый…
in Turkish gevşek, ihmalkâr, laçka…
in Chinese (Simplified) 马虎的, 不严格的, 不严厉的…
in Polish niedbały, swobodny…
(Definition of lax from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

golden

made of gold

Word of the Day

Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
by Cambridge Dictionaries Online,
August 27, 2015
The English language is constantly changing. You know that. But did you know that at Cambridge Dictionaries Online we keep track of the changes? We continually add new words and new meanings to our online dictionary for learners of English. Some of them are new to English entirely (neologisms), and some

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More