loose

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Pronunciation[change]

Adjective[change]

Positive
loose

Comparative
looser

Superlative
loosest

  1. If something is loose, it moves easily or may come away from what it is attached to.
    His tooth is loose and will probably come out in a day or two.
  2. If something is loose, it does not fit closely.
    My pants are so loose that they keep falling down.

Antonyms[change]

Idioms[change]

  • at loose ends
  • hang loose
  • on the loose