Casually and showing no excitement; coolly unconcernedly.


Monika adjusted the tablecloth; as if nothing had happened, she replenished salt in the shaker; and nonchalantly headed for the single chair near the window. Bruno silently moved in the same direction, and Dad immediately sensed impending trouble... (Context: A family dinner is supervised by a social custodian with smelly feet. Children are starting to compete for the only sitting spot near the open window. Source: J∙ Okram - The Mystery of the Rammed Key.)

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Julion Okram's Word Explainer is a concise dictionary of uncommon, less standard and expert words appearing in mystery thrillers and science fiction adventures. It contains little-known or fictional geographical names, scientific terms, slang, professional jargons, archaisms, dialects, neologisms, composite expressions, etc⋅. Find word definitions, alternative meanings, occasional notes about etymology and stems, and story-related contextual remarks. The entire vocabulary is searchable online. Readers wishing to go offline or have a printed reference at hand can download this full glossary as a wordbook in PDF format.