un·​box | \ ˌən-ˈbäks How to pronounce unbox (audio) \
unboxed; unboxing; unboxes

Definition of unbox

transitive verb

: to remove from a box

Examples of unbox in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Fans will have to wait until the new BTS album is released June 10 to unbox the entire Proof album experience. Rs Editors, Rolling Stone, 7 June 2022 To unbox the secret Mystery Box title, users must be logged in to a Netflix Kids profile. Todd Spangler, Variety, 19 May 2022 Once you're all set, fully shut off the console and place it back in the box for them to unbox and enjoy. Brett Molina, USA TODAY, 21 Dec. 2021 Armisen previously helped Mould unbox his retrospective set Distortion, which features the 18 studio albums Mould recorded as a solo artist and as the frontman of Sugar, plus four live albums, and two albums of rarities and collaborations. Daniel Kreps, Rolling Stone, 29 Sep. 2021 Linda goes to RadioShack and, like a gearhead stoked to unbox a new toy, rushes home, shoves a fresh tape in her recorder, and starts reinterrogating Monica about the dates and details of all her executive rendezvous. Amanda Whiting, Vulture, 28 Sep. 2021 While the web of storylines makes tie-ins complicated, the Disney-Hyundai campaign shows that studios are increasingly willing to unbox their franchises for marketing purposes. Ryan Faughnder, Los Angeles Times, 15 June 2021 Golding appeared during the company's Hasbro Pulse Fan Fest panel on Friday to unbox his own action figure that reveals the title character's movie-accurate costume (as shown in the video above). Nick Romano, EW.com, 9 Apr. 2021 But on Christmas Day in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, the Saints ripped off the wrapping paper with unbridled enthusiasm to unbox their fourth straight NFC South title with a dominant 52-33 win over the Minnesota Vikings. Amie Just | Staff Writer, NOLA.com, 25 Dec. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of unbox

circa 1611, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unbox was circa 1611

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18 Jun 2022

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“Unbox.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unbox. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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