Definitions

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  • adj. lackadaisical

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • interj. An expression of languor.
  • adj. Lackadaisical.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A ludicrous extension of lackaday.
  • Same as lackadaisical.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • On the English language, the Daisy has had little influence, though some have derived "lackadaisy" and "lackadaisical" from the Daisy, but there is, certainly, no connection between the words.

    The plant-lore & garden-craft of Shakespeare

  • You may meet me with my satchel at my back; not with a shining, but a whindling, lackadaisy, green-sickness face; blubbering a month's sorrow, after having been flogged by my master, beaten by my chum, and dropped my plum cake in the kennel.

    Anna St. Ives

  • But shall I like a poor uxorious lackadaisy driveller sit down satisfied with a divided heart?

    Anna St. Ives

  • With these words she advanced to the bed, in which he lay, and, finding the sheets cold, exclaimed, “Good lackadaisy!

    The Adventures of Roderick Random

  • With these words she advanced to the bed, in which he lay, and, finding the sheets cold, exclaimed, "Good lackadaisy!

    The Adventures of Roderick Random

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