French translation of 'loosely'
1. (not tight) [hold, hang, tie] sans serrer
Tie the knot loosely. Faites le nœud sans serrer.
He tied his belt loosely. Il a noué sa ceinture sans la serrer.
a shirt tied loosely at the waist une chemise lâchement nouée à la taille
His shirt hung loosely over his thin shoulders. Sa chemise pendait sur ses maigres épaules.
2. (not strictly)
[linked, connected] vaguement
[define, translate] approximativement
loosely structured therapy sessions des séances de thérapie peu structurées
a film loosely based on real-life events un film qui s’inspire librement d’événements réels
loosely speaking grosso modo ⧫ en gros
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Yemenkov stood with his back against the wall, his chin resting on his chest, the Makarov now hanging loosely in his hand.CODE BREAKER
His expensive tweed suit hung loosely, hinting at recent weight loss.FORESTS OF THE NIGHT
She held her cup left-handed, her right dangling loosely at her side.NIGHT SISTERS
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Translation of loosely from the Collins English to French Dictionary