Definitions

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  • adj. Too loose.

Etymologies

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over- +‎ loose

Examples

  • Dale of the threadbare corduroy blazer and the same two plaid button-down shirts, of the unkempt beard and short-shorn hair and holed ears, the plugs overloose and then lost so that the effect was not a toughening edginess, but deformity, the same self-inflicted injury in the pursuit of happiness as everything else in his life.

    So If You See The Vulture Coming

  • He attacks both the overstrict and the overloose methods of translation: the brake

    Early Theories of Translation

  • “Well, anyway, it’s in here somewheres,” he said, hiking up his overloose jeans and fishing around in a junk drawer at the bench.

    The Deed

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