Meaning of loose end
- a part or piece left hanging, unattached, or unused: Remind me to tack down that loose end on the stairway carpet.
- an unsettled detail, as of a business matter: The arrangements have been made, except for a few loose ends.
- in an uncertain or unsettled situation or position: Ever since leaving the company, he's been at loose ends.
- loose end (Thesaurus)