What does let your hair down mean?


Idiom Meaning:

relax and have fun


Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:


A Chorus Line (1985)

Time of Scene: ~00:39:30

Zach: Goddammit, now can’t anybody up there hear me! Just let your hair down! Can’t you talk? All of you just talk to me. To each other! Jesus Christ!


Castle “Still” (2013)

Time of Scene: ~00:39:30

Richard Castle: I’ve never been anything but a perfect gentleman.

Kate Beckett: Really?

Richard Castle: You ever have any fun? Let your hair down? Drop your top? A little “Cops Gone Wild”?

Kate Beckett: You do know I’m wearing a gun?

Richard Castle: Yes, please. Beat my pants off if you dare.

Kate Beckett: Sex?

Richard Castle: I’ll explain how that works later.


Love on a Pillow (1962)

Time of Scene: ~00:22:40

Geneviève Le Theil: Get out of here, Renaud.

Renaud Sarti: Let your hair down and I’ll go. You probably have a lover. Don’t you like him to look at you?

Geneviève Le Theil: I always turn off the light. You make me say terrible things.

Renaud Sarti: Nothing but the truth.



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