The savage violence, the large-scale death and maiming of World War II were just beginning to loosen up social mores a la Mad Men.
But the shift signaled more than a desire to loosen up and have fun.
I was so freaked out cause he kept coming up to me and saying, ‘You’ve got to loosen up.
On September 7, 1991, the Car Talk hosts coached caller Carolyn on getting her overly cautious husband to loosen up.
And it is this oppressive atmosphere at the Wall that the Women of the Wall are presumably trying to loosen up.
I am obliged to excavate a language—to loosen up its materials, then hoist them with a derrick.
It was your cooking, sure, that made him loosen up that way.
It does one good to let down the bars and loosen up the reins occasionally.
When it came his time to loosen up he never referred the waiter to an actuary.
Reade made economical use of the water, yet it took considerable pouring to loosen up the door at the sill.
To speak more freely; become loquacious; loosen one's tongue: Fatigue and a drink or two loosened him up and he told us the whole story/ Debating Perot is a mistake. They will loose him up (1911+)