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loosey–goosey

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adjective loos·ey–goos·ey \ˌlü-sē-ˈgü-sē\

Simple Definition of loosey–goosey

  • : very loose or relaxed

Full Definition of loosey–goosey

  1. :  notably loose or relaxed :  not tense <a loosey–goosey attitude>

1964

First Known Use of loosey–goosey

1964

Rhymes with loosey–goosey


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