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1. cannon

noun. ['ˈkænən'] a large artillery gun that is usually on wheels.

Synonyms

  • culverin
  • ordnance
  • high-angle gun
  • basilisk
  • gun
  • artillery
  • long tom
  • harpoon gun

Antonyms

  • fill
  • charge
  • fall back
  • bottom out

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Rhymes with Loose Cannon

  • vuncannon
  • voncannon
  • vanlanen
  • montanan
  • kincannon
  • fincannon
  • cunanan
  • concannon
  • buchanon
  • buchannan
  • buchanan
  • mcgannon
  • mccannon
  • bohannan
  • atlantan
  • obannon
  • o'bannon
  • grannan
  • branon
  • brannon
  • brannen
  • brannan
  • yannone
  • tannen
  • tanen
  • shannon
  • mannon
  • mannen
  • lannon
  • lannen

Sentences with loose-cannon


1. Noun Phrase
If you say your challenge is reining in a hot temper, you may sound like a loose cannon.

2. Noun Phrase
He is considered wild, a loose cannon.

2. loose

adjective. ['ˈluːs'] (of a ball in sport) not in the possession or control of any player.

Antonyms

  • obstruct

Etymology

  • lauss (Old Norse)

3. loose

adverb. ['ˈluːs'] without restraint.

Antonyms

  • exempt

Etymology

  • lauss (Old Norse)

4. loose

adjective. ['ˈluːs'] not compact or dense in structure or arrangement.

Synonyms

  • shifting
  • light
  • silty
  • unfirm

Antonyms

  • invest
  • requisition
  • stuff
  • clog

Etymology

  • lauss (Old Norse)

5. loose

adjective. ['ˈluːs'] not literal.

Synonyms

  • inexact
  • liberal

Antonyms

  • regulate
  • paid
  • lodge

Etymology

  • lauss (Old Norse)

6. loose

adjective. ['ˈluːs'] not tight; not closely constrained or constricted or constricting.

Synonyms

  • sloppy
  • lax
  • baggy
  • flyaway

Antonyms

  • tight
  • classify
  • fixed
  • occupied

Etymology

  • lauss (Old Norse)

7. loose

adjective. ['ˈluːs'] emptying easily or excessively.

Synonyms

  • unconstipated
  • lax

Antonyms

  • blame
  • restrict
  • enforce

Etymology

  • lauss (Old Norse)

8. loose

adjective. ['ˈluːs'] not officially recognized or controlled.

Synonyms

  • informal

Antonyms

  • clasp
  • enlist

Etymology

  • lauss (Old Norse)

9. loose

verb. ['ˈluːs'] turn loose or free from restraint.

Synonyms

  • let go of
  • let loose
  • unleash
  • let go
  • relinquish

Antonyms

  • fasten
  • tie
  • fill
  • colonize

Etymology

  • lauss (Old Norse)

10. loose

verb. ['ˈluːs'] grant freedom to; free from confinement.

Synonyms

  • release
  • parole
  • run
  • unchain
  • unloosen
  • bail out
  • unspell
  • unloose
  • bail
  • liberate

Antonyms

  • spell
  • colonise
  • snarl
  • entangle

Etymology

  • lauss (Old Norse)
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