un·​clut·​ter ˌən-ˈklə-tər How to pronounce unclutter (audio)
uncluttered; uncluttering; unclutters

transitive verb

: to remove clutter from : make neat and orderly
unclutter the garage

Examples of unclutter in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1930, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unclutter was in 1930

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“Unclutter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unclutter. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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