Definition of unglued in English:

unglued

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈgluːd
 
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adjective

  • Not or no longer stuck: grease particles come unglued from the plate
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    • ‘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.

Phrases

come unglued

informal
  • 1(Of plans or an enterprise) end in failure: it was only a matter of time before the whole operation came unglued
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    • 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?’
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    • 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.

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