“Her sincere and nonchalant attitude struck a chord with me,” he says.
Do the Brits hold a monopoly on looking this nonchalant about pending death?
I so wanted to seem brave and nonchalant, but my hands began to shake and my heart accelerated.
nonchalant elegance, understated chic, bold yet never flamboyant.
No wonder he looks so relaxed and nonchalant in his official birthday portrait.
All the way home he remained immersed in thought and only recovered his nonchalant air as he entered the door of the Kings Arms.
Blunt had calmed down suddenly and assumed a nonchalant pose.
"Just clothes," I said, having another stab at the nonchalant, though extremely dubious as to whether it would come off.
Then he turned a nonchalant glance towards McVeigh, and waited.
She came down tall and nonchalant, an oar over her shoulder, unlocked the padlock and rowed unconcernedly across.
1734, from French nonchalant, present participle of nonchaloir "be indifferent to, have no concern for" (13c.), from non- "not" (see non-) + chaloir "have concern for," ultimately from Latin calere "be hot" (see calorie). French chaland "customer, client" is of the same origin. Related: Nonchalantly.