laid back

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laid back

 
1. calm and relaxed. Willie is not what I would call laid back. You are really one laid-back guy!
2. intoxicated. He's a little laid back and can't come to the phone. How can those guys work when they are laid back by noon?
See also: back, laid

laid back

1. mod. calm and relaxed. Sam is not what I would call laid back.
2. mod. alcohol or drug intoxicated. He’s a little laid back and can’t come to the phone.
See also: back, laid
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The brisk Mercy Sister, Mary Gallagher, traded her Saturn for a utilitarian Plymouth Voyager, crowded sidewalks for dripping pine trees, high-wired urban survival for rural laid-backness, and here she was on the screened-in porch of her little clapboard house, looking out onto Main Street through the rain.