let yourself go Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “let yourself go” in the English Dictionary

"let yourself go" in British English

See all translations

let yourself go

informal to ​allow yourself to ​become less ​attractive or ​healthy: It's ​easy to let yourself go when you've got ​smallkids. to ​relaxcompletely and ​enjoy yourself: It's a ​party - let yourself go!
(Definition of let yourself go from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"let yourself go" in American English

See all translations

let yourself go

to take less ​care of ​yourappearance: He's ​gained a lot of ​weightlately, and ​kind of let himself go.
(Definition of let yourself go from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “let yourself go”
in Chinese (Simplified) 放任自流, 不修边幅, 放纵自己…
in Chinese (Traditional) 放任自流, 不修邊幅, 放縱自己…
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

hipster

someone who is very influenced by the most recent ideas and fashions

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

awesomesauce noun
awesomesauce noun
February 01, 2016
slang the state of being extremely good or enjoyable or something or someone that is extremely good or enjoyable Recovering from the awesomesauce of another fab #Vidcon!!

Read More