Definition of break loose
- One of the shutters broke loose during the storm.
- The prisoner broke loose and ran away.
- The prisoner broke loose from the guards.
- She wants to break loose from the constraints of her middle-class life.
: to separate into parts with suddenness or violence
: to cause (a bone) to separate into two or more pieces : fracture
to fracture a bone of (a bodily part)
What made you want to look up break loose? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).