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loosey-goosey

[loo-see-goo-see] /ˈlu siˈgu si/
adjective, Slang.
1.
relaxed; calm; unperturbed:
Despite the pressure, he was loosey-goosey throughout the game.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; rhyming compound (with -y1) based on the idiom loose as a goose
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