Simple Definition of unzip
: to open (something) by using a zipper
computers : to cause (a file that has been reduced in size) to return to its original size by using special software
Full Definition of unzip
: to zip open
: to open by or as if by means of a zipper
Examples of unzip
She unzipped the tent flap.
First Known Use of unzip
Rhymes with unzip
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