[loo-pee] /ˈlu pi/
adjective, loopier, loopiest.
full of loops.
Scot. crafty; sly.
adjective loopier, loopiest
full of loops; curly or twisted
(informal) slightly mad, crazy, or stupid
“full of loops,” 1856, from loop + -y (2). Slang sense “crazy” is attested from 1923. Earlier figurative sense was “cunning, deceitful” (by 1825).
Crazy; silly; nutty: that loopy guy whose handkerchief you cry into/ visually complemented the singer’s loopy Balkan bop/ even loopier bids for the few works in Wood’s small mature oeuvre (1925+)
- 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
- Loose bytes
Commonwealth hackish term for the padding bytes or shims many compilers insert between members of a record or structure to cope with alignment requirements imposed by the machine architecture.
noun 1. a person whose reckless behavior endangers the efforts or welfare of others. noun 1. a person or thing that appears to be beyond control and is potentially a source of unintentional damage noun phrase A person who is quite likely to cause damage; a wildly irresponsible person: Haig is a loose cannon on […]