Definition of unbutton
1 : to loose the buttons of
2 : to open by or as if by loosing buttons
: to undo buttons
Recent Examples of unbutton from the Web
And as the midday sun beat down on the Sunday crowd, the Beach House’s Victoria Grand had to learn how to unbutton her black leather midway through the band’s hypnotically beautiful set.
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First Known Use of unbutton
UNBUTTON Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unbutton for English Language Learners
: to open the buttons of (something)
UNBUTTON Defined for Kids
Definition of unbutton for Students
: to unfasten the buttons of I unbuttoned my shirt.
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