Definition of unhitch
: to free from or as if from being hitched
Examples of unhitch in a Sentence
We unhitched the trailer from the car.
Recent Examples of unhitch from the Web
After three hours, Maddin unhitched the trailer and drove away, despite his employer’s order to stay with the cargo.
A sentence with a missing comma is a horse trailer coming unhitched on a highway at 70 miles per hour.
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First Known Use of unhitch
UNHITCH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unhitch for English Language Learners
: to disconnect (something) that is attached to something else by a knot, hook, or hitch
UNHITCH Defined for Kids
Definition of unhitch for Students
: to free from being hitched Unhitch the horses.
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