[long-yee] /ˈlɒŋ yi/
[loo ng-gee, loo n-jee] /ˈlʊŋ gi, ˈlʊn dʒi/
a cloth used as a turban, scarf, sarong, etc., in India, Pakistan, and Burma.
a loincloth worn by men in India.
a long piece of cotton cloth worn as a loincloth, sash, or turban by Indian men or as a skirt
/ˈlɒŋjɪəˌbjɛn/ noun 1. a village on Spitsbergen island, administrative centre of the Svalbard archipelago: coal-mining
[loo-pee] /ˈlu pi/ adjective, loopier, loopiest. 1. full of loops. 2. Slang. 3. Scot. crafty; sly. /ˈluːpɪ/ adjective loopier, loopiest 1. full of loops; curly or twisted 2. (informal) slightly mad, crazy, or stupid adj. “full of loops,” 1856, from loop + -y (2). Slang sense “crazy” is attested from 1923. Earlier figurative sense was […]
- Loose as a goose
adjective phrase [probably both fr the rhyme and the perception that a goose has loose bowels; first sense may be related to an earlier ”weak, flimsy,” with the notion of ”loosely articulated,” hence relaxed to the point of languor]
/ˈluːsˌbɒks/ noun 1. an enclosed and covered stall with a door in which an animal can be confined