loosen up

verb

Definition of loosen up

intransitive verb
:to become less tense :relax

Examples of loosen up in a Sentence

  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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