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
Grab your hairspray, unbutton your shirt just a tad, and let the '80s electro romance wash over you.
Agrusa contended that the advances Cosby made on Constand on two occasions -- touching her thigh one time, and attempting to unbutton her pants and pull down her zipper another -- signaled his romantic interest.
Agrusa contended that the advances Cosby made on Constand on two occasions — touching her thigh one time, and attempting to unbutton her pants and pull down her zipper another — signaled his romantic interest.
The baby can suck milk from the tubes without the mother having to so much as unbutton a button.
The report states that the woman and Conley eventually walked into the bathroom before Conley allegedly unbuttoned her pants and pulled them down.
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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