Examples of footloose in a Sentence
When she was 20, she was footloose and fancy-free, with no family or serious career to tie her down.
after having been chained for so long, the suddenly footloose dog ran helter-skelter about the yard
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Magazine Until the age of 25, Östlund lived the footloose life of a ski bum in places like Les Arcs, the French Alps resort that became the setting for Force Majeure.
Because states do not typically share timely information about disciplinary actions taken against health-care workers, footloose rogues can create a costly regulatory headache for unwitting new employers in another state.
The typical American is more footloose than the average European, yet lives less than 30 kilometres from his parents.
The Diamondbacks’ lineup has provided little support as well, stranding too many base runners and lacking any hitters as footloose and fret-free as the Dodgers’ tongue-flapping, bat-flipping Yasiel Puig.
Our nation’s nihilistic gun obsession and Las Vegas’ own image as the Western World’s hedonistic messaging places large logistical challenges in a place that relies so heavily on big crowds and the feel of footloose freedom.
Uncertainty over the future status of EU citizens in the U.K. after Brexit—the EU and U.K. have yet to negotiate an agreement on the question—is one factor persuading some footloose workers to look elsewhere, recruiters say.
But Mr. Panter, 66, is creatively footloose and has never been content to just draw comics and paint.
Provided by Andrea Valarezo An officer with Louisville Metro Police Department went from manning his beat to cutting footloose on Sunday, and the internet is loving it.
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First Known Use of footloose
Synonymsfree, loose, unbound, unconfined, unrestrained
Antonymsbound, confined, restrained, unfree
Related Wordsescaped; uncaged, unchained, unfettered, unleashed; uncaught; unanchored, unbolted, undone, unfastened, untied; clear, disengaged
Near Antonymscaught; caged, chained, enclosed (also inclosed), immured, imprisoned, leashed, penned; anchored, bolted, fastened, fettered, manacled, shackled, tied; kidnapped (also kidnaped)
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