footloose


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foot·loose

 (fo͝ot′lo͞os′)
adj.
Having no attachments or ties; free to do as one pleases.

footloose

(ˈfʊtˌluːs)
adj
1. free to go or do as one wishes
2. eager to travel; restless: to feel footloose.

foot•loose

(ˈfʊtˌlus)

adj.
free to go or travel about.
[1690–1700]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.footloose - 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"
free - able to act at will; not hampered; not under compulsion or restraint; "free enterprise"; "a free port"; "a free country"; "I have an hour free"; "free will"; "free of racism"; "feel free to stay as long as you wish"; "a free choice"

footloose

adjective
Translations

footloose

[ˈfʊtluːs] ADJ footloose and fancy freelibre como el aire

footloose

[ˌfʊtˈluːs] adj (= not restricted by commitments) → libre
to be footloose and fancy-free → être libre comme l'air

footloose

[ˈfʊtˌluːs] adj footloose and fancy-freelibero/a e spensierato/a
References in classic literature ?
How could it be that she who had always been in such demand, so needed, so driven by real duties, should have become suddenly such a supernumerary, so footloose, and unattached?
Johnny Shentall, (front right), the husband of Lisa Scott-Lee, strikes a pose with his onstage girlfriend in Footloose
MiddlesbroughYouth Theatre is gearing up for its next performance when Footloose rolls in to town.
Footloose tells the story of city boy Ren, who moves to a rural backwater in America where dancing is banned, a situation he vows to change.
From Jungle Book to James Bond, Footloose to Forrest Gump, Pixar to Pulp Fiction, Blues Brothers to Big Lebowski, Singin' in the Rain to Star Wars, it will all be played at The Powerhouse by DJs Claudio and Mr Fox.
Footloose was nominated for a Golden Globe, and both the title song and Let's Hear It for the Boy received Academy Award nominations.
Footloose will be at the New |Theatre in Cardiff from February 29 to March 5.
SRJC's Footloose is a stage adaptation of the original screenplay by Dean Pitchford with music by Tom Snow, and will take place in Burbank Auditorium, located at SRJC's Santa Rosa campus.
FILM FOOTLOOSE 8pm, E4 A rebellious, hip-swinging student from the city moves to a small religious community, where he instantly clashes with an old-school fire-and-brimstone preacher - who has banned dancing and rock 'n' roll because he considers them immoral.
Based on the hit '80s movie, Footloose has become a stage musical phenomenon.
And then we went and had a little dance to Footloose to celebrate.
And events to attract tourists to the Colne Valley gets underway on Wednesday when Manchester company Footloose Food Walks has organised its first Marsden Meander along the Huddersfield Narrow Canal.