unbox

verb

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

transitive verb

: to remove from a box

Examples of unbox in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Explore Kendrick Lamar See latest videos, charts and news Footage of the moment Mahomes and Kelce unboxed their rings at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art surfaced on social media, as the superstar quarterback brought his first two rings with him to complete the trifecta and flex for the cameras. Michael Saponara, Billboard, 14 June 2024 But the best moment of the process for both writers was unboxing the first set of books and giving copies to their mothers. Julia Poe, Chicago Tribune, 4 May 2024 The American rapper has already unboxed a World Time on TikTok and sported a coveted Ellipse Squelette on the red carpet. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 6 Apr. 2024 The nightstand comes fully assembled — simply unbox it and enjoy its fashionable functionality right away. Clara McMahon, Peoplemag, 31 Mar. 2024 See all Example Sentences for unbox 

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1611, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unbox was circa 1611

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“Unbox.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unbox. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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