What does loosen up mean slang?

to start to feel less embarrassed and to become more relaxed when you are with other people, or to make someone feel like this: He seemed quite nervous at the beginning, but he soon loosened up.

What is another word for loosen up?

What is another word for loosen up?
relax chill out
hang loose wind down
de-stress chill
cool off decompress
rest stay loose

How do you use loosen up in a sentence?

I’m going to take him for a ride to loosen up . Over exaggeration is the key here to help the violin bowing fingers and wrist to loosen up .

What’s the opposite of loosen up?

Near Antonyms for loosen (up) hinder, impede.

When things are loosen up?

to start to feel less embarrassed and to become more relaxed when you are with other people, or to make someone feel like this: He seemed quite nervous at the beginning, but he soon loosened up.

What does it mean to be up tight?

Definition of uptight

1a : being tense, nervous, or uneasy uptight overachievers. b : angry, indignant. c : rigidly conventional an uptight conservative. 2 : being in financial difficulties.

Is loosen up informal?

loosen up relax, chill (slang), soften, unwind, go easy (informal), lighten up (slang), hang loose, outspan (S. African), ease up or off Relax, smile; loosen up in mind and body.

What’s another word for decompress?

In this page you can discover 16 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for decompress, like: uncompress, compress, pressurize, pressurise, recompress, relax, unmount, unzip, loosen-up, unbend and unwind.

What is the meaning of unwind?

Definition of unwind

transitive verb. 1a : to cause to uncoil : wind off : unroll. b : to free from or as if from a binding or wrapping. c : to release from tension : relax.