let it all hang out


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let it all hang out

Inf. to be yourself, assuming that you generally are not; to become totally relaxed and unpretentious. Come on. Relax! Let it all hang out. I tried to let it all hang out, but I still felt out of place.
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let it all hang out

Be totally candid in expressing feelings and opinions; hold nothing back. For example, The psychiatrist urged him not to spare any details, to let it all hang out. [Slang; late 1960s]
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let it all hang out

INFORMAL
1. If you let it all hang out, you behave in a very informal and relaxed way, doing whatever you want to do. If you want a venue where you can let it all hang out, this is it. Note: You can use let-it-all-hang-out before a noun to describe a relaxed person or situation. It is the hotel's let-it-all-hang-out ethos that attracts Charlotte.
2. If you let it all hang out, you express your emotions openly. When you're angry, is it better to let it all hang out? Note: You can use let-it-all-hang-out before a noun to talk about expressing emotions openly. My parents were let-it-all-hang-out liberals so we discussed pretty much everything.
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let it all hang out

be uninhibited or relaxed. informal
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let it all hang ˈout

(informal) express your feelings freely: Sometimes you just have to let it all hang out and say what you really think.
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let it all hang out

tv. to be yourself, assuming that you generally are not. (What is hanging out has never been clear, but something involving nudity has been suggested.) Come on. Relax! Let it all hang out.
See also: all, hang, let, out