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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Words that Rhyme 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

Example sentences of the word loosely


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

Quotes containing the word 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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