let hair down


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

let (one's) hair down

To cease acting formally or conservatively; to ignore or relinquish one's inhibitions or reservations. Also worded as "let down (one's) hair." Come on, Jim, this is a party! Let your hair down and go a little wild!
See also: down, hair, let

let one's hair down

 
1. Lit. to undo one's hair and let it fall freely. When she took off her glasses and let her hair down, she was incredibly beautiful.
2. Fig. to tell [someone] everything; to tell one's innermost feelings and secrets. Let your hair down and tell me all about it. Come on. Let your hair down and tell me what you really think.
See also: down, hair, let

let (one's) hair down

To drop one's reserve or inhibitions.
See also: down, hair, let
References in periodicals archive ?
Earlier in the week, Mr Blair had really let hair down at a party when he was pictured with a saucy look on his face as a young British teenager showed off her cleavage