unkink

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verb un·kink \ˌən-ˈkiŋk\

Definition of unkink

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to free from kinks :  straighten

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to become lax or loose :  relax

Examples of unkink in a sentence

  1. you should unkink the garden hose before you turn on the water

1891

First Known Use of unkink

1891



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