verb un·furl \-ˈfər(-ə)l\

: to cause (something that is folded or rolled up) to open

Full Definition of UNFURL

transitive verb
:  to release from a furled state
intransitive verb
:  to open out from or as if from a furled state :  unfold

Examples of UNFURL

  1. <after the protestors had unfurled their banner, it stretched from one side of the visitors' gallery to the other>

First Known Use of UNFURL

UNFURL Defined for Kids


verb un·furl \ˌən-ˈfərl\

Definition of UNFURL for Kids

:  to open out from a rolled or folded state <unfurl a flag>


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