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loosen up

verb

Definition of LOOSEN UP

intransitive verb
:  to become less tense :  relax

Examples of LOOSEN UP

  1. <asked the school administrators to loosen up the rules on what can be printed on T-shirts>
  2. <a high-pressure job that makes it hard for him to loosen up even on weekends>

First Known Use of LOOSEN UP

1922

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