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 : to remove from a hook
2 : to unfasten by disengaging a hook
3 : to free from a habit or dependency
Examples of unhook in a sentence
He unhooked the fish from the line.
She reached behind her and unhooked her bra.
First Known Use of unhook
UNHOOK Defined for Kids
Definition of unhook for Students
1 : to remove from a hook <He unhooked the fish.>
2 : to unfasten the hooks of <I unhooked my belt.>
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