unstuck

[ uhn-stuhk ]
/ ʌnˈstʌk /

adjective

freed or loosened from being fastened or stuck: When firmly pushed, the door became unstuck.
out of order, control, or coherence; undone: Their well-laid plans came unstuck under pressure.

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Origin of unstuck

Definition for unstuck (2 of 2)

unstick

[ uhn-stik ]
/ ʌnˈstɪk /

verb (used with object), un·stuck, un·stick·ing.

to free, as one thing stuck to another.

verb (used without object), un·stuck, un·stick·ing.

to become unstuck: Finally, the car's horn unstuck.

Origin of unstick

First recorded in 1700–10; un-2 + stick2
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British Dictionary definitions for unstuck (1 of 2)

unstuck

/ (ʌnˈstʌk) /

adjective

freed from being stuck, glued, fastened, etc
come unstuck to suffer failure or disaster

British Dictionary definitions for unstuck (2 of 2)

unstick

/ (ʌnˈstɪk) /

verb -sticks, -sticking or -stuck

(tr) to free or loosen (something stuck)
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Idioms and Phrases with unstuck

unstuck


see under come apart at the seams.

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