verb \ˌən-ˈkər(-ə)l\

: to make (something that is curled or coiled) straight

Full Definition of UNCURL

intransitive verb
:  to become straightened out from a curled or coiled position
transitive verb
:  to straighten the curls of :  unroll

Examples of UNCURL

  1. The snake uncurled and slithered off.
  2. <uncurled the ribbon and flattened it out>

First Known Use of UNCURL


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