Student Thesaurus

One entry found for lax.
Entry Word: lax
Function: adjective
Text: 1 failing to give proper care and attention <lax parents who let their kids stay out as late as they want> -- see NEGLIGENT
2 not bound by rigid standards <the guidelines for the essay contest were fairly lax, permitting a wide variety of topics> -- see EASYGOING 2
3 not tightly fastened, tied, or stretched <the sheet on the foresail was lax, and so the sail was flapping wildly in the stiff wind> -- see LOOSE 1