unhook


un·hook

verb \-ˈhk\

: to remove (something) from a hook

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

Full Definition of UNHOOK

transitive verb
1
:  to remove from a hook
2
:  to unfasten by disengaging a hook
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.

First Known Use of UNHOOK

1611

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