Definition of 'let off steam'
Example sentences containing 'let off steam'
The Sun (2010)
The players have battered one another and let off steam.Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Part of the problem is that prisons have few facilities for exercise or ways for teenagers to let off steam.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
A place for people to let off steam.Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
We were thrown together in some of the most high-pressure situations imaginable, and we let off steam by socialising.The Sun (2013)
Synonyms of 'let off steam'
use up energy, let yourself go, release surplus energy
speak your mind, sound off, give vent to your feelings
Definition of let off steam from the Collins English Dictionary