mellow out

mellow out
phrasal verb [intransitive/transitive]
Word forms "mellow out":
present tense I/you/we/they mellow out he/she/it mellows out present participle mellowing out past tense mellowed out past participle mellowed out informal
to become more relaxed and calm, or to make someone more relaxed and calm

He needs to mellow out a little.

English dictionary. 2014.

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