英 ['kæʒjʊəl; -zj-]
- adj. 随便的；非正式的；临时的；偶然的
- n. 便装；临时工人；待命士兵
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1、cas-由原始含义fall引申为：chance, occasion, opportunity; accident, event, case.
2、from Latin casus "chance, occasion, opportunity; accident, event, case".
3、cas- / casu- + -al.
来自词根cad, 掉落，词源同case, accident.
- casual (adj.)
- 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.
- 1. I was wrong about it being a casual meeting.
- 2. A sharp dresser, Wyatt is never seen in casual clothes.
- 3. Lust now seems to be associated with casual sex and loose morals.
- 4. Garland tried to appear casual, but he couldn't conquer his unease.
- 5. Bring informal casual wear.
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