Meaning of “on the loose” in the English Dictionary


"on the loose" in English

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on the loose

If a dangerous person or animal is on the loose, that person or animal is free to move around a place and harm people:

Brewer escaped from prison last year and has been on the loose ever since.

(Definition of “on the loose” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)