Slang definitions & phrases for no strings attached
no strings attached
Free of conditions, limitations, etc: He's giving us the house with no strings attached
[1940s+; fr string, ''a restriction,'' found by 1888; the similar form ''no strings to something'' is found by 1909]
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D. Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers. Cite This Source
Idioms and Phrases with no strings attached
Without conditions or restrictions, as in They give each of the children $10,000 a year with no strings attached. This expression dates from the mid-1900s, although string in the sense of “a limitation” has been used since the late 1800s.