[ adjective ] lacking in rigor or strictness
"such lax and slipshod ways are no longer acceptable" "lax in attending classes" "slack in maintaining discipline"
Used in print(H. A. Gleason, "Review of African language studies...)
The treatment seems unnecessarily loose_jointed and complex , largely because the method is lax and the analysis seems never to be pushed to a satisfactory or even a consistent stopping-point .
[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 11506