- Not or no longer stuck: grease particles come unglued from the plateMore example sentences
- ‘I've had this button pop out on me, fall out of its socket, and sometimes it's not even there or it's loose and unglued,’ says Lortie.
- Some of the crew are holding me and others are trying to get me unglued.
- It took us quite a while to get them unglued, but we managed to do that this morning.
come unglued • informal
- 1(Of plans or an enterprise) end in failure: it was only a matter of time before the whole operation came ungluedMore example sentences
- We can't will the meal or the occasion to turn out well and often the best-designed plans wind up coming unglued through some miscue or disagreement.
- They had fallback plans and people to blame if anything came unglued.
- Then, things came unglued as they got away from the game plan and began to make errors.
- 2(Of a person) become confused or upset: ‘What was it about him that made her come unglued with just a single look?’More example sentences
- After much discussion, and me on the verge of coming unglued, the original route was agreed upon.
- Humiliated, Pantani comes unglued and withdraws a few days later, and Armstrong pedals imperiously to his second Tour win.
- I like to see them come unglued, and I like to see how the characters in the novels cope with this problem.
More definitions of ungluedDefinition of unglued in:
- The US English dictionary