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unhook

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verb un·hook \-ˈhu̇k\

Simple Definition of unhook

  • : to remove (something) from a hook

  • : to open or remove (something that is attached with hooks)

Full Definition of unhook

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to remove from a hook

  3. 2 :  to unfasten by disengaging a hook

  4. 3 :  to free from a habit or dependency

Examples of unhook

  1. He unhooked the fish from the line.

  2. She reached behind her and unhooked her bra.



1611

First Known Use of unhook

1611


UNHOOK Defined for Kids

unhook

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verb un·hook \ˌən-ˈhu̇k\

Definition of unhook

un·hookedun·hook·ing

  1. 1 :  to remove from a hook <He unhooked the fish.>

  2. 2 :  to unfasten the hooks of <I unhooked my belt.>




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