loose-leaf

adjective \ ˈlüs-ˈlēf \

Definition of loose-leaf

1 : having leaves secured in book form in a cover whose spine may be opened for adding, arranging, or removing leaves
  • loose-leaf notebook
2 : of, relating to, or used with a loose-leaf binding
  • loose-leaf paper

First Known Use of loose-leaf

1902

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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LOOSE-LEAF Defined for English Language Learners

loose-leaf

Definition of loose-leaf for English Language Learners

  • : designed so that sheets of paper can be added or removed by opening a locking device that holds the sheets of paper in place


LOOSE-LEAF Defined for Kids

loose-leaf

adjective \ ˈlüs-ˈlēf \

Definition of loose-leaf for Students

: arranged so that pages can be put in or taken out
  • a loose-leaf notebook


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