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loose end

noun

Simple Definition of loose end

  • : a part of something (such as a job or story) that has not been completed

Full Definition of loose end

  1. 1 :  something left hanging loose

  2. 2 :  a fragment of unfinished business —usually used in plural <tying up loose ends>

Examples of loose end

  1. We still have one more loose end to deal with before we're finished with the project.



1546

First Known Use of loose end

1546


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