loosen your bowels


loosen your bowels
   to cause to defecate
   Although not necessarily become loose2.
    It was fit to loosen the bowels of a bronze statue. (Fraser, 1975)

How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms. . 2014.

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  • loosen — loosener, n. /looh seuhn/, v.t. 1. to unfasten or undo, as a bond or fetter. 2. to make less tight; slacken or relax: to loosen one s grasp. 3. to make less firmly fixed in place: to loosen a tooth. 4. to let loose or set free from bonds,… …   Universalium

  • laxative — lax|a|tive [ˈlæksətıv] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Medieval Latin; Origin: laxativus, from Latin laxare to loosen , from laxus; LAX] a medicine or something that you eat which makes your ↑bowels empty easily >laxative adj …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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