unbelt

[uhn-belt]

verb (used with object)

to remove the belt from.
to remove by undoing a supporting belt: to unbelt a sword.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. unbelief,
  2. unbelievable,
  3. unbelievably,
  4. unbeliever,
  5. unbelieving,
  6. unbend,
  7. unbending,
  8. unbent,
  9. unbeseeming,
  10. unbias

Origin of unbelt

First recorded in 1475–85; un-2 + belt

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Examples from the Web for unbelt

  • She saw the childish fingers unlace the helmet, unbind the gorget, unbelt the sword, and lay aside the armor.

  • It may be unpleasant for you to make him unbelt, but you're a coward if you don't!

    The Fighting Chance|Robert W. Chambers
  • But it ain't like him to unbelt for a chunk unless he knows something.

    Old Man Curry|Charles E. (Charles Emmett) Van Loan


British Dictionary definitions for unbelt

unbelt

verb (tr)

to unbuckle the belt of (a garment)
to remove (something) from a belt
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