(comparative more loosely, superlative most loosely)
- In a loose manner.
- Not tightly.
- Insert all the bolts loosely, then tighten them.
- It's red, to use the term loosely, sort of brown and sort of orange, let's call it reddish.
- Used to indicate an imprecise use of words; short for loosely speaking
- A whale is, loosely, maybe very loosely, a fish.
loose + -ly