unbox

verb
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 Earlier this month, the superstar sent wardrobes full of Ivy Park to everyone from Reese Witherspoon and Zendaya to Janelle Monáe and Cardi B, prompting each celeb's unboxing video to go viral across social media. Glenn Rowley, Billboard, "Don't Worry, Kim Kardashian Got an Ivy Park X Adidas Wardrobe From Beyoncé," 29 Jan. 2020 Check out some of the hilarious Ivy Park x Adidas unboxing videos below. Nandi Howard, Essence, "Beyoncé Sends Out Huge Ivy Park Gifting Box To A-List Friends," 16 Jan. 2020 Even the most benign videos of a tech toy’s unboxing all too easily descends into vitriol, sexism and discriminatory outbursts. Ciku Kimeria, Quartz Africa, "YouTube music video comments are the safe space for the pan-African romantic in all of us," 24 Dec. 2019 Go ahead and unbox those babies, because shoes are meant to be worn. Amy Mitchell, Country Living, "How to Clean White Shoes," 14 Dec. 2019 Previous SlideNext Slide Update 2:28pm ET September 24, 2019: The Verge unboxed a newly retail-ready Galaxy Fold, and one of the perks is a one-time out-of-warranty screen replacement for $149 for users who purchase a Fold in 2019. Ron Amadeo, Ars Technica, "After a five-month delay, the $2,000 Galaxy Fold arrives in the US on Friday [Updated]," 23 Sep. 2019 So, unboxing the Surprise Happy Meal together creates a real moment of bonding with their children. Emily Heil, Washington Post, "The Happy Meal, a triumph of marketing blamed for childhood obesity, is turning 40," 6 Nov. 2019 So, unboxing the Surprise Happy Meal together creates a real moment of bonding with their children. Emily Heil, Washington Post, "The Happy Meal, a triumph of marketing blamed for childhood obesity, is turning 40," 6 Nov. 2019 So, unboxing the Surprise Happy Meal together creates a real moment of bonding with their children. Joey Morona, cleveland, "McDonald’s Happy Meals will include cool toys once again, but not for long," 1 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of unbox

circa 1611, in the meaning defined above

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10 Feb 2020

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“Unbox.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unbox. Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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