With the casualness of habit, she pulled her smock up to her middle and dropped on the bed, fat thighs comfortably wide.
"Oh, anything you order," said Locuty with an effort at casualness.
With an elaborate show of casualness he shrugged his shoulders.
Her preparation of Aunt Rosamund for the reception of Fiorsen was a masterpiece of casualness.
She announced her plan this morning with an extra note of casualness in her voice.
He had been thinking upon his sin and was startled at the casualness of the question.
She made an effort at casualness: "Let's see what Daddy's doing back there."
The thing that was constantly impressing me was their casualness.
And he was astonished at the casualness with which she spent money in every shop that caught her fancy.
"Yes," said he, with all the casualness that he could assume.
late 14c., "subject to or produced by chance," from Middle French casuel (15c.), from Late Latin casualis "by chance," from Latin casus "chance, occasion, opportunity; accident, event" (see case (n.1)).
Of persons, in the sense of "not to be depended on, unmethodical," it is attested from 1883; meaning "showing lack of interest" is from 1916. Of clothes, "informal," from 1939. Related: Casually.