unseam

[uhn-seem]

verb (used with object)

to open the seam or seams of; undo; rip apart: to unseam a dress.

Nearby words

  1. unscrew,
  2. unscripted,
  3. unscrupulous,
  4. unseal,
  5. unsealed,
  6. unsearchable,
  7. unseasonable,
  8. unseasonably,
  9. unseasonal,
  10. unseasoned

Origin of unseam

First recorded in 1585–95; un-2 + seam

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British Dictionary definitions for unseam

unseam

verb

(tr) to open or undo the seam of
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