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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Join them as they let down their hair to entertain with an evening of music fused from gypsy jazz, tango and klezmer.
Having fun can be a complicated affair when workmates metaphorically let down their hair in a collective haze of finger food, Prosecco and Stella Artois.
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.
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.
This place is usually a food joint, preferably at a walking distance from the college, where one can devour some lip-smacking food and let down their hair, without drilling a massive hole in their pockets, of course.
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.
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
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.
WHEN IT COMES TIME TO let down their hair and talk, Americans have fewer people to confide in than they did just a generation ago.
It's where the two campaigns have let down their hair, taken a shot or two of tequila and become satisfyingly naaaaa-sty.
But the majority of people go out to let down their hair.
Events like the Locarno Film Festival, which this week wraps up its 56th unspooling, are confronting an unsettling question: Should they remain bastions of elitist film fare, or let down their hair and embrace the crowds of general-interest film fans?