let (one's) hair down

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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!
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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.
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let your hair down

COMMON If you let your hair down, you relax and enjoy yourself, and do not worry about being dignified or behaving correctly. It is only with friends that most people feel they can let their hair down and be themselves. He enjoyed all the jokes, but you got the impression he couldn't really let his hair down.
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let your hair down

behave wildly or uninhibitedly. informal
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let your ˈhair down

(informal) relax completely and enjoy yourself, especially after a period when you have not been able to do so: Why don’t you let your hair down a bit? Come out with us for the evening.In the past, women wore their hair tied up when they were in public and only untied their hair in private or in informal situations.
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let (one's) hair down

To drop one's reserve or inhibitions.
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Cheryl has been doing the show for years and understands there are times when it doesn't have to be deadly serious and when to let her hair down.
This isn't the first time she's let her hair down, she had let it loose during an event in Colombia back in April, and even pounded a beer.
The Corrie star, 24, let her hair down for a six-hour bender on Friday in the absence of on/off boyfriend Max George from The Wanted, who is on a US tour.
Anna Friel let her hair down, and Geri Halliwell snogged new beau Henry Beckwith.
My spy in the mud said: "Lily would usually be the life and soul of the party but on Friday when she would have usually have let her hair down after being on stage, she hung out with her family.
Meanwhile, those watching tonight can look forward to the opening show monologue, themed comedy sketches and specially designed games, which will gives the Smile singer the chance to let her hair down.
Party girl Cheryl Tweedy really let her hair down after her homecoming gig.
She needs to let her hair down and have some really hot lesbian sex
NICOLA Roberts took time out from Girls Aloud's hectic pre Christmas schedule to let her hair down at the Newz Bar at the weekend.
So, the opportunity to let her hair down and laugh proved to be a nice change of pace.
Mapp was riveting throughout, as cool as a dairy case full of popsicles, except when she let her hair down (literally) to bump and grind in an overtly sexual hoochie-koochie.
Gerrard, who had been recuperating at home with her newborn, Lourdes, seemed ready to let her hair down and pulled off a tough outfit.
Barbie doesn't exactly let her hair down for the role (you had to see that joke coming), but she does offer young viewers a rare thing in a doll-as-princess movie: a role model.
Millie let her hair down after reports that she and husband Professor Green, 31, had visited a couples' therapist.
London, March 7 (ANI): Madonna reportedly let her hair down without her toyboy lover Jesus Luz the day after the couple had a huge argument.