unbuckle

[ uhn-buhk-uh l ]
/ ʌnˈbʌk əl /

verb (used without object), un·buck·led, un·buck·ling.

to unfasten the buckle or buckles of.

verb (used without object), un·buck·led, un·buck·ling.

to undo a buckle.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. unbridle,
  2. unbridled,
  3. unbroke,
  4. unbroken,
  5. unbrokenly,
  6. unbudgeable,
  7. unbuild,
  8. unbundle,
  9. unbundled,
  10. unbundling

Origin of unbuckle

First recorded in 1350–1400, unbuckle is from the Middle English word unboclen. See un-2, buckle

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Word Origin and History for unbuckle

unbuckle

v.

late 14c., from un- (2) "reverse of" + buckle (v.1). Related: Unbuckled; unbuckling.

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