LAX, a. [L. laxus.]1. Loose; flabby; soft; not tense, firm or rigid; as lax flesh; a lax fiber.2. Slack; not tight or tense; as a lax cord.3. Not firly united; of loose texture; as gravel and the like laxer matter.4. Not rigidly exact; as a lax moral discourse.5. Not strict; as lax morals.6. Loose in the bowels; having too frequent discharges.
LAX, n. 1. A looseness; diarrhea.2. A species of fish or salmon. [Not in use.]