lax lax  /ˈlæks/


  1. (adj) lacking in rigor or strictness
  2. (adj) pronounced with muscles of the tongue and jaw relatively relaxed (e.g., the vowel sound in `bet')
  3. (adj) lacking in strength or firmness or resilience
  4. (adj) emptying easily or excessively



Derived Word(s)


  1. LAX 3900 Las Vegas Blvd.
  2. Enforcement of laws against drunken driving has traditionally been lax and police easily bribed or otherwise persuaded to expunge convictions.
  3. A senior federal law enforcement official told PTI that the paralyzed and often lax House ethics committee has created a vacuum that prosecutors won't hesitate to fill.


  1. Greenbee Parking (@greenbeeparking) Announces Record Hits in LAX Long Term Parking Reviews

    Latest LAX long term parking reviews by travelers using this airport show Greenbee Parking as the leader in airport parking solutions. (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Extra, Extra: LAX Flight Diverted After Bomb Threat, Ellen Page and Alexander Skarsgard Are Apparently Dating

    In today's Extra, Extra: LAX flight diverted to Phoenix, your daily Rihanna crotch-grab pic and are these co-stars dating? Plus: Keep up with us on Facebook , and yeahokay, i will follow us on Twitter: @LAist @LAistFood @LAistSports . You can also find us on Pinterest , Storify , Foursquare , and Instagram (laistpics). [ more › ]
    on June 11, 2013     Source: LAist

  3. LAX Flight Diverted Due to False Bomb Threat

    A flight that left LAX Monday has been diverted to Phoenix due to a “possible threat,” the Arizona airport said.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: NBC Los Angeles

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