[ uhn-glood ]
/ ʌnˈglud /
separated or detached; not glued.
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- to become upset, disorganized, or confused; lose emotional control: to come unglued in an emergency.
- to disintegrate or collapse; fall apart; break down: The negotiators tried to keep the fragile peace agreement from coming unglued.
come unglued, Slang.
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Idioms and Phrases with come unglued (1 of 2)
Also, come unstuck. See come apart at the seams.
Idioms and Phrases with come unglued (2 of 2)
see under come apart at the seams.
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