let your hair down

let your hair down
Meaning
Behave in a free or uninhibited manner.
Origin
From the days when women normally wore their hair pinned up.

Meaning and origin of phrases. 2013.

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  • let your hair down — informal phrase to relax and enjoy yourself because you are in a comfortable environment We need a place where young folk can let their hair down and enjoy themselves. Thesaurus: to enjoy something, or to enjoy yourselfsynonym Main entry: hair *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • let your hair down — let (your) hair down to relax and do what you want. The party gives you a chance to let your hair down at the end of the week …   New idioms dictionary

  • let your hair down — If someone lets their hair down, they relax and stop feeling inhibited or shy …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • Let Your Hair Down — Infobox Single Name = Let Your Hair Down Artist = The Temptations from Album = 1990 B side = Ain t No Justice Released = November 1973 Recorded = Format = 7 45 RPM Genre = Soul Length = 2:40 Label = Motown Records Writer = Norman Whitfield… …   Wikipedia

  • let your hair down — informal to relax and enjoy yourself because you are in a comfortable environment We need a place where young folk can let their hair down and enjoy themselves …   English dictionary

  • let your hair down —    If someone lets their hair down, they relax and stop feeling inhibited or shy.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • let hair down — let (your) hair down to relax and do what you want. The party gives you a chance to let your hair down at the end of the week …   New idioms dictionary

  • let one's hair down — (informal) ENJOY ONESELF, have a good time, have fun, make merry, let oneself go; informal have a ball, whoop it up, paint the town red, live it up, have a whale of a time, let it all hang out. → hair * * * let one s hair down To forget reserve… …   Useful english dictionary

  • let one's hair down —    If you suggest that someone should let their hair down, you are telling them to relax and enjoy themselves.     Come on! We re not in the office now. You can let your hair down! …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • let one's hair down — verb To relax and enjoy oneself. Cut loose, let your hair down honey …   Wiktionary

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