un·box | \ˌən-ˈbäks \
unboxed; unboxing; unboxes

Definition of unbox 

transitive verb

: to remove from a box

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During the days before Prime Day officially begins, Amazon will unbox giant Smile boxes in a variety of cities. Susan Tompor, Detroit Free Press, "Grocery shopping? Some Amazon Prime Day deals have already begun," 10 July 2018 The first unboxing event will be Wednesday in Brooklyn, N.Y. See amazon.com/unboxingprimeday. Susan Tompor, Detroit Free Press, "Grocery shopping? Some Amazon Prime Day deals have already begun," 10 July 2018 There are plenty of unboxing videos and press clips to support this popularity, so perhaps today’s news isn’t really news at all. Liz Raiss, GQ, "Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson Can Sell The People Anything—Even Sneakers," 30 June 2018 Fine, shopping for socks may not be as exciting as unboxing a new fitness tracker or slipping on a new pair of leggings. Sarah Klein, Health.com, "These Running Socks Have More Than 2,000 5-Star Reviews on Amazon—and I'm Obsessed," 27 June 2018 There are Elliot Rodger T-shirts, and Elliot Rodger T-shirt unboxing videos. David Futrelle, The Cut, "When a Mass Murderer Has a Cult Following," 27 Apr. 2018 Then this morning, Kardashian posted an Instagram story unboxing her latest perfume. Rachel Nussbaum, Glamour, "Kim Kardashian Finally Revealed That Perfume Bottle Made From a Mold of Her Body," 26 Apr. 2018 The concept device was revealed for the first time in an unboxing video posted by Arun Maini, also known as YouTuber Mrwhosetheboss. Thuy Ong, The Verge, "Doogee’s Mix 4 phone features a nifty slider that hides the front camera," 6 Apr. 2018 Exercise Your Right to Repair But, then again, building your own PC is far more rewarding than just unboxing a PlayStation and calling it a day. Brendan Nystedt, WIRED, "Want to Learn More About Computers? Try Building Your Own PC," 4 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of unbox

circa 1611, in the meaning defined above

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