Definition of unclench
1 : to open from a clenched position
2 : to release from a grip
: to become unclasped or relaxed
Examples of unclench in a Sentence
He unclenched his jaw and took deep breaths.
I could feel my jaw unclenching as the pain subsided.
First Known Use of unclench
UNCLENCH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unclench for English Language Learners
: to move (something) out of a tightly closed position and make it less tense
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