Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

loose

3 noun
     
loose3

be on the loose

if a criminal or dangerous animal is on the loose, they have escaped from prison or from their cage

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary