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looser, comparative; loosest, superlative;
  1. Not firmly or tightly fixed in place
    • - a loose tooth
    • - the truck's trailer came loose
  2. Detached or able to be detached
    • - a loose board
  3. Not held or tied together; not packaged or placed in a container
    • - wear your hair loose
    • - pockets bulging with loose change
  4. (of a person or animal) Free from confinement; not bound or tethered
    • - the bull was loose with cattle in the field
    • - the tethered horses broke loose
  5. Not strict or exact
    • - a loose interpretation
  6. Not close or compact in structure
    • - a loose weave
    • - a loose federation of political and industrial groups
  7. Typical of diarrhea
    • - many patients report loose bowel movements
  8. (of a garment) Not fitting tightly or closely
    • - she slipped into a loose T-shirt and shorts
  9. Relaxed; physically slack
    • - she swung back into her easy, loose stride
  10. Careless and indiscreet in what is said
    • - there is too much loose talk about the situation
  11. Promiscuous; immoral
    • - she ran the risk of being called a loose woman
  12. (of the ball in a game) In play but not in any player's possession

  1. Set free; release
    • - the hounds have been loosed
  2. Untie; unfasten
    • - the ropes were loosed
  3. Relax (one's grip)
    • - he loosed his grip suddenly

  1. free: grant freedom to; free from confinement
  2. not compact or dense in structure or arrangement; "loose gravel"
  3. without restraint; "cows in India are running loose"
  4. (of a ball in sport) not in the possession or control of any player; "a loose ball"
  5. unleash: turn loose or free from restraint; "let loose mines"; "Loose terrible plagues upon humanity"
  6. loosen: make loose or looser; "loosen the tension on a rope"
  7. Loose is the eighth studio album by Japanese rock band B'z. The album sold 1,336,150 in its first week becoming the band's highest debut for a studio album and sold over 3,003,210 copies in total, becoming the band's highest selling studio album.
  8. Loose is a 1972 album by the rock band Crazy Horse, the follow-up to their self-titled debut.
  9. Loose is the third album by Canadian singer–songwriter Nelly Furtado, released by Geffen Records June 20, 2006 in North America (see 2006 in music). Timbaland and his then-protégé Danja produced the bulk of the album, which incorporates influences of dance, R&B and hip hop. ...
  10. Infernal Love was the third major label album by the band Therapy? . It was released on June 12, 1995 on A&M Records. The album was recorded at Real World Studios in Box, Wiltshire from January to March 1995.
  11. "Loose" is the second song on rock group The Stooges' second album, Fun House. It features a simple guitar line using the common E to G to A progression, used in countless other rock songs. Iggy Pop repeats a vocal, "I'll stick it, deep inside", never specifically saying what "it" is.
  12. "Loose" is a song by Therapy? and a single released on July 17, 1995 on A&M Records . The song is featured on the Infernal Love album. The single reached number 25 on the UK Singles Chart , and number 23 on the Irish Singles Chart . ...
  13. The release of an arrow; A state of laxity or indulgence; unrestrained freedom, abandonment; To let loose, to free from restraints; To unfasten, to loosen; To make less tight, to loosen; Of a grip or hold, to let go; to shoot (an arrow); Not fixed in place tightly or firmly; Not held or ...
  14. When a book has been read carelessly or too often, and has become loose and sloppy in its binding.
  15. Term describing a player playing many deals.
  16. Slot machines are loose when they are paying off and giving the house only a small advantage over the player.
  17. Industry jargon (it appears on invoices) for a package of 24 cans (i.e. "a suitcase box") because such a package can be shipped "loose", without carriers or a carton (q.v.). 18- and 30-packs are not referred to as loose cans, despite being as free-standing, too. See also cube.
  18. (Also referred to as "free" or "oversteer.") A condition created when the back end of the vehicle wants to overtake the front end when it is either entering or exiting a turn. ...
  19. A slot machine that pays off liberally and gives the house only a small advantage of the player.
  20. A game with a lot of players in most pots.
  21. A player who plays a lot hands.
  22. Someone who plays a lot of hands. A loose player is often either a maniac or a calling station.
  23. Style of play in which you play a lot of hands.
  24. Referred to slot machines that have a generous payout.
  25. A player who calls bets with weak hands or when he doesn't have the odds to justify it. The opposite of tight.