loosen up[ loo-suh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF loosen up
Synonyms for loosen up
- lie down
- sit back
- take it easy
- breathe easy
- calm down
- catch one's breath
- chill out
- collect oneself
- compose oneself
- cool off
- feel at home
- hang loose
- make oneself at home
- mellow out
- put one's feet up
- settle back
- sit around
- take a break
- take a breather
- take a load off
- take ten
- wind down
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LOOSEN UP
I had seen the multitudes "loosen up," I had felt myself melt into the crowd.
It does one good to let down the bars and loosen up the reins occasionally.
If you do, stop and loosen up a very little and start again.
It was your cooking, sure, that made him loosen up that way.
When it came his time to loosen up he never referred the waiter to an actuary.
Now fill up on that and then loosen up on your impressions of the sky.
When setting I dig big holes and loosen up the subsoil about a foot.
Come on now, loosen up with three or four pesos, so that they may see we are sports.
Say--can't you loosen up for about three fingers more of that booze?
Say—can't you loosen up for about three fingers more of that booze?