(rugby) one of a number of forwards who play at the back or sides of the scrum and who are not bound wholly into it Compare tight forward
- Loose head
noun 1. (rugby) the prop on the hooker’s left in the front row of a scrum Compare tight head
- Loose in the bean
adjective phrase Crazy; nutty (1940s+)
[loos-join-tid] /ˈlusˈdʒɔɪn tɪd/ adjective 1. having or marked by easy, free movement; limber. 2. having loose joints. 3. loosely built or framed. adjective 1. supple and easy in movement 2. loosely built; with ill-fitting joints loose-jointed adj.
- Loose-joint hinge
[loos-joint] /ˈlusˈdʒɔɪnt/ noun 1. a hinge having a knuckle formed from half of each flap, and with the upper half removable from the pin.