Definition of loose end noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

loose end

 noun
noun
BrE
 
; NAmE
 
[usually plural]
 
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  • a part of something such as a story that has not been completely finished or explained The play has too many loose ends. There are still a few loose ends to tie up (= a few things to finish).
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    at a loose end(British English)(usually North American English at loose ends)
     
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    having nothing to do and not knowing what you want to do Come and see us, if you're at a loose end.
    See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: loose end

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