loosey-goosey

adjective
loos·​ey-goos·​ey | \ ˌlü-sē-ˈgü-sē \

Definition of loosey-goosey

: notably loose or relaxed : not tense a loosey-goosey attitude

First Known Use of loosey-goosey

1964, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of loosey-goosey was in 1964

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loosey-goosey

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English Language Learners Definition of loosey-goosey

: very loose or relaxed

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