"fast and loose" Definition

  1. to play FAST AND LOOSE with a man, is to treat him as a fast friend in the days while he is useful, and to cast him loose when he is no longer necessary; also, to equivocate or vacillate. In old days it was the name of a vulgar pastime. _See_ PRICK THE GARTER.

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Position in the dictionary: 1191 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: fat, father, favourite, fawney, fawney bouncing, fawney rig, feathers, feed, feele, fellow-commoner
Previous words in the dictionary: fast, farmer., farm, fantail, fanqui, fanning, fancy bloak, fancy, fan, family men

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