loose woman

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n loose woman a woman adulterer
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Usage

In literature:

Then the door opened and a tall, slim woman came in, all in white, with loose dark hair floating about her shoulders.
"Lore of Proserpine" by Maurice Hewlett
You turn my friend here loose in the community, and he'll make each and every man, woman and child think they're it in less'n a month.
"The Wit and Humor of America, Volume III. (of X.)" by Various
The man loosed his grip of the woman, and snarling like a dog, writhed himself free of Riviere.
"Swirling Waters" by Max Rittenberg
You let a woman come nosing around where she don't belong, specially one with a loose-jointed tongue, and there's hell to pay.
"Joyce of the North Woods" by Harriet T. Comstock
I was upon the woman, snatching the handle of the control-wire from her hand, wrenching its connection loose from her robe.
"Tarrano the Conqueror" by Raymond King Cummings
To be seen talking to a loose woman was unworthy of comment, not to have a mistress was not to be in the swim.
"The Trail of '98" by Robert W. Service
Then a woman, his wife, came in, also with loose shaggy black hair falling over her shoulders.
"The Land of the Long Night" by Paul du Chaillu
There was hardly any need, for the woman had broken loose on her own account.
"Pathfinder" by Alan Douglas
The woman wrenched herself loose and continued her journey with increased speed.
"The Hindered Hand" by Sutton E. Griggs
No woman scandalised by her looseness of conduct was suffered to approach the drawing-room.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 62, No. 384, October 1847" by Various
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In poetry:

The woman turn'd her from the beach,
Loose flow'd her streaming hair,
And, louder than the white-rob'd gull,
She shriek'd in wild despair.
"The Fisherman's Wife" by Thomas Frederick Young
Among the lonely hills, where, shackled still,
He braved a village, seeking for a file
To loose his irons; alas! he lost his life
Through the base sweetness of a woman's smile.
"Sher Afzul" by Laurence Hope
The felon very coolly loosed his collar and his stock,
And placed his wicked head upon the handy little block.
The hatchet was uplifted for to settle PETER GRAY,
When GILBERT plainly heard a woman's voice exclaiming, "Stay!"
"Annie Protheroe. A Legend of Stratford-le-Bow" by William Schwenck Gilbert

In news:

A woman is recovering after being injured trying to corral a bull on the loose in North Las Vegas.
Woman escapes attempted abduction , suspect on the loose.
Woman escapes attempted abduction, suspect on the loose.
In his classes and choreography, he really encourages every woman, or man, to let loose and be comfortable and confident with who you are.
I found a photo of a pretty woman hidden under the loose bottom of my husband's office drawer at home when I was snooping.
Woman sex offender "on the loose " in San Benito.
Woman escapes attempted abduction, suspect on the loose .
FALLBROOK — A woman found dead in a Fallbrook backyard with eight bulldog-mixes on the loose was mauled to death by the animals, the Medical Examiner's Office said Wednesday.
The Canadian woman whose shearling coat and diaper-wearing monkey made international headlines after it sprung loose in an Ikea parking lot says she will fight to get the monkey back from the primate sanctuary it is now calling home.
A 23-year-old woman was sexually assaulted on Four Mile Run on July 3rd, and the suspect is still on the loose.
An Atlantic City woman is strangled to death and the murderer is on the loose.
Some theologians consider the woman described in the gospel of Luke as "a sinner in the city" who weeps on Jesus' feet and wipes them with her hair as a prostitute, because her hair was loose in public.
'Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day'.
WOMAN THOU ART LOOSED - 02:25.
I'm a 32-year-old woman being driven up the wall by my fiancé always saying that he can tell I'm playing with my toys when he's at work because I'm loose that day.
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