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footloose

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of footloose

  1. 1 not bound, confined, or detained by force after having been chained for so long, the suddenly footloose dog ran helter-skelter about the yard Synonyms of footloose free, loose, unbound, unconfined, unrestrainedWords Related to footloose escaped; uncaged, unchained, unfettered, unleashed; uncaught; unanchored, unbolted, undone, unfastened, untied; clear, disengagedNear Antonyms of footloose caught; caged, chained, enclosed (also inclosed), immured, imprisoned, leashed, penned; anchored, bolted, fastened, fettered, manacled, shackled, tied; kidnapped (also kidnaped)Antonyms of footloose bound, confined, restrained, unfree

  2. 2 not held back by rules, duties, or worries wished I could be as carefree as that footloose toddler Synonyms of footloose freewheelingWords Related to footloose affable, breezy, casual, devil-may-care, easygoing, happy-go-lucky, laid-back, nonchalant, relaxed; unattached, uncommitted; self-abandoned, unbridled, unrestrained; uninhibited; self-assured, self-confident, self-reliantNear Antonyms of footloose attached, committed, pledgedAntonyms of footloose tied



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