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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Definitions for footloose

  1. free to go or travel about; not confined by responsibilities.

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Citations for footloose
... when you're twenty-two and footloose in a foreign city you give no thought to the future. Richard Mason, Drowning People, 1999
Oh Dapple, Dapple, you wild gadabout, how footloose you have become! Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (1547–1616), Don Quixote, translated by John Rutherford, 2000
Origin of footloose
Footloose combines the words foot and loose. It was first recorded in the 1690s.