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come unstuck

Slang definitions & phrases for come unstuck

come unglued

verb phrase

To go out of control; deteriorate to chaos; disintegrate; come apart at the seams: Mr Foster succeeded in keeping the proceedings from coming unglued/ Dole's constant anxiety that it could all come unstuck has set the dynamics of his campaign/ Everybody knew she was bound to come unwrapped (1910+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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