verb (used with object)

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


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


verb (tr)

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