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2 definitions found
 for loosely
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Loosely \Loose"ly\, adv.
     In a loose manner.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  loosely
      adv 1: in a relaxed manner; not rigid; "his hands lay loosely"
             [syn: loosely, slackly]
      2: in a loose manner; "a union of loosely federated states"
      3: without regard to specific details or exceptions; "he
         interprets the law broadly" [syn: broadly, loosely,
         broadly speaking, generally] [ant: narrowly]
      4: knitted in a loose manner; "loosely knit"

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