(verb) to get rid of one’s extra energy or emotions
A: Are you okay?
B: No, I just got fired! I’m so angry!
A: I’m sorry to hear that. What are you going to do?
B: I’m going to let off some steam by going for a bike ride.
After William’s father died, he let off some steam by going for an 8 day camping trip in Squamish.
When the long car trip was over, the young children were letting off steam by running through the playground.
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