Definition of unhook
1 : to remove from a hook
2 : to unfasten by disengaging a hook
3 : to free from a habit or dependency
Examples of unhook in a Sentence
He unhooked the fish from the line.
She reached behind her and unhooked her bra.
Recent Examples of unhook from the Web
One day after giving birth, Veitch said, West unhooked herself from her IV and left the hospital.
Although the truck’s wires had been unhooked, the child reattached them, pulling off the price tag for good measure.
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First Known Use of unhook
UNHOOK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unhook for English Language Learners
: to remove (something) from a hook
: to open or remove (something that is attached with hooks)
UNHOOK Defined for Kids
Definition of unhook for Students
1 : to remove from a hook He unhooked the fish.
2 : to unfasten the hooks of I unhooked my belt.
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