Footloose - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfʊtluːs|  American pronunciation of the word footloose
Brit.  |ˈfʊtluːs|  British pronunciation of the word footloose

adjective

- free to go or do as one pleases

Americans have always been a footloose people always moving on
a footloose young man eager to see the big city

Examples

When she was 20, she was footloose and fancy-free, with no family or serious career to tie her down.

...after having been chained for so long, the suddenly footloose dog ran helter-skelter about the yard...

When the kids leave home, you'll be footloose and fancy-free (=free and without worries).

Americans have always been a footloose people always moving on

a footloose young man eager to see the big city

...after they retired, the couple bought an RV and became footloose vagabonds...

Ten years ago I was footloose and fancy-free.

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