let down (one's) hair

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let down (one's) hair

To cease acting formally or conservatively; to let go of one's inhibitions or reservations. Come on, Jim, this is a party! Let down your hair and go a little wild!
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They said they wish there was a place on campus where they could gather and feel sufficiently comfortable to let down their hair - and that more people realized that not all black students are athletes.
A lot of people let down their hair when firing off an e-mail message, being far more informal than in reports or even memos.
People look forward to coming to the Call to Action conference to meet people of like mind, to let down their hair and to celebrate, Honore said.
The event will provide an opportunity for the local community to let down their hair and enjoy a party - and for the rest of us to see what the area has to offer.
Big Chill co-founder Katrina Larkin Revellers let down their hair at the Big Chill which will be taking place at Eastnor Castle Deer Park
Hailing his side's win, Cook agreed that the Test felt like a 'real celebration', saying that they will try hard to repeat their performance in the fifth Test at The Oval, although he quipped that they will be thinking about that with sore heads on Wednesday as they going to let down their hair to enjoy their 'special' win.
Joining Bialik and Lipkin will be stars in the science and engineering fields, who let down their hair to share seldom-seen secret sides.
Put the two together and you have an annual summer event where they let down their hair and celebrate their passion for music.
But he reckons they have more important games ahead to secure their SPL survival before he can allow his players to let down their hair.
While England have this week been able to let down their hair in Queenstown, New Zealand's adventure capital, Georgia have been given two matches.
But it's all good fun in the best possible taste (well, nearly) in a show where the company let down their hair to raise cash for the Acorns children's charity.
Perhaps there was not enough goulash served prior to Kodaly's Dances of Galanta as it took some time for the Academy of St Martin in the Fields to let down their hair and really go for those wild Hungarian rhythms.
It is where the music students from Huddersfield University get to let down their hair and showcase just what they can do.
Holidays should be a time when people let down their hair and shrug off their worries and car rental gives travellers the freedom to explore at their own pace.