One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Be very relaxed or uninhibited.
relax, loosen up, ease off, ease up, let up, slow down, de-stress, unbend, rest, reposeView synonyms
- ‘While every one else was letting it all hang out, they sported suits, ties and short haircuts.’
- ‘It is the end of yet another work week, so, it is time to let it all hang out, relax and have a couple of drinks.’
- ‘People should go to a coffee house to let it all hang out, not to sit huddled in tiny groups, each keeping to itself, each pretending the others aren't there.’
- ‘The place was jam packed, everyone seemingly letting it all hang out after the work week with their favourite brew and having a smoke.’
- ‘In an interview in late 2002, the Massachusetts senator talked about the importance of ‘authenticity - to be who you are, to let it all hang out.’’
- ‘Reflecting now on that degrading article, I have to accept that Carnival is no longer about freeing up and letting it all hang out.’
- ‘A cast of any Shakespeare in the Park has, thanks to that marvellous ambiance, the luxury of letting it all hang out.’
- ‘But wouldn't it be great if just once in a while candidates let it all hang out and had a little fun?’
- ‘Perhaps they have parties on the weekend, where they let it all hang out.’
- ‘It was rag week - the week when college students traditionally drink more than usual (if that's possible), neglect their studies and let it all hang out.’
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