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easygoing

or easy-going

[ee-zee-goh-ing] /ˈi ziˈgoʊ ɪŋ/
adjective
1.
calm and unworried; relaxed and rather casual:
an easygoing person.
2.
going easily, as a horse.
Origin of easygoing
1665-1675
1665-75; easy + going
Related forms
easygoingness, noun
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  • If Marshmallow were easy going and perhaps inclined to be a trifle lazy, Doris made up for his lack of energy.

    Doris Force at Locked Gates Julia K. Duncan
  • "It will not be easy going for Otto," said the King, at the end of the short interview.

    Long Live the King Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • A well-beaten  Indian trail leading up the river gave us easy going and we made good time.

    A Canyon Voyage Frederick S. Dellenbaugh
  • "I'd take it easy going down the step, sir," counseled the doorman.

    Empire Clifford Donald Simak
  • Shorty squatted down, and the Sergeant made as easy going an imitation as he could of the punishment.

  • Was this good-natured, easy going Marian Barber who had spoken?

  • It was easy going for the bearers down the slopes, and by midday we had reached the borders of the dismal swamp.

    She H. Rider Haggard
  • They had hard work, but we on shore did not exactly find it easy going.

    Through Arctic Lapland Cutcliffe Hyne

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