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at a loose end

Definition of at a loose end

British

  1. :  not knowing what to do :  not having anything in particular to do <With everyone on vacation she was at a loose end.> <Drop by if you find yourself at a loose end this weekend.>



Word by Word Definitions

looseplay
  1. :  not rigidly fastened or securely attached

    :  having worked partly free from attachments

    :  having relative freedom of movement

  1. :  to let loose (see 1loose):  release

    :  to free from restraint

    :  to make loose :  untie

  1. :  in a loose manner (see 1loose):  loosely

  1. :  the part of an area that lies at the boundary

    :  a point that marks the extent of something

    :  the point where something ceases to exist

  1. :  to bring to an end

    :  destroy

    :  to make up the end of

  1. :  final, ultimate

  1. :  to put (grain or hay) into a barn or stack


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