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unsnap

[uhn-snap]
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verb (used with object), un·snapped, un·snap·ping.
  1. to undo by or as if by opening snap fasteners: to unsnap a dress.
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Origin of unsnap

First recorded in 1860–65; un-2 + snap
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Related Words for unsnap

slacken, relax, ease, loose, undo, unlock, untie, alleviate, unscrew, unloose, extricate, unclasp, unfasten, disconnect, unbuckle, separate, disjoin, deliver, free, discharge

Examples from the Web for unsnap

Historical Examples of unsnap

  • The pickpocket finds it easy to unsnap a handbag and remove some of the contents, especially in crowded places.

    The Boy Mechanic, Book 2

    Various


British Dictionary definitions for unsnap

unsnap

verb -snaps, -snapping or -snapped
  1. (tr) to unfasten (the snap or catch) of (something)
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