uncurl

verb un·curl \ ˌən-ˈkər(-ə)l \

Definition of uncurl

intransitive verb
:to become straightened out from a curled or coiled position
transitive verb
:to straighten the curls of :unroll

Examples of uncurl in a Sentence

  1. The snake uncurled and slithered off.

  2. uncurled the ribbon and flattened it out

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First Known Use of uncurl

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uncurl Synonyms


UNCURL Defined for English Language Learners

uncurl

verb

Definition of uncurl for English Language Learners

  • : to make (something that is curled or coiled) straight


UNCURL Defined for Kids

uncurl

verb un·curl \ ˌən-ˈkərl \

Definition of uncurl for Students

uncurled; uncurling
:to make or become straightened out from a curled position


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