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Idioms for loose

Origin of loose

1175–1225; (adj.) Middle English los, loos < Old Norse lauss loose, free, empty; cognate with Old English lēas (see -less), Dutch, German los loose, free; (v.) Middle English leowsen, lousen, derivative of the adj.

ANTONYMS FOR loose

1 bound.
10 chaste.

OTHER WORDS FROM loose

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH loose

loose loosen lose loss
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British Dictionary definitions for stay loose

Derived forms of loose

loosely, adverblooseness, noun

Word Origin for loose

C13 (in the sense: not bound): from Old Norse lauss free; related to Old English lēas free from, -less
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Idioms and Phrases with stay loose

loose

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