Etymology

1. loosely

adverb. ['ˈluːsli'] in a relaxed manner; not rigid.

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • loose (English)
  • lauss (Old Norse)

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Rhymes with Loosely

  • profusely

How do you pronounce loosely?

Pronounce loosely as ˈlusli.

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How do you spell loosely? Is it loosly ?

A common misspelling of loosely is loosly

Sentences with loosely


1. Adverb
Allow the ends of the ribbon to hang loosely down the back of the chair.

Quotes about loosely


1. I have a problem with people who take the Constitution loosely and the Bible literally.
- Bill Maher

2. loosely

adverb. ['ˈluːsli'] without regard to specific details or exceptions.

Synonyms

  • generally
  • broadly speaking

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • loose (English)
  • lauss (Old Norse)
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