unpile

verb

un·​pile ˌən-ˈpī(-ə)l How to pronounce unpile (audio)
unpiled; unpiling; unpiles

transitive verb

: to take or disentangle from a pile

Word History

First Known Use

1611, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unpile was in 1611

Dictionary Entries Near unpile

Cite this Entry

“Unpile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unpile. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

unpile

verb

un·​pile ˌən-ˈpī(ə)l How to pronounce unpile (audio)
ˈən-
: to take or pull out from a pile
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!


The Great British Vocabulary Quiz

  • union jack speech bubble
  • Named after Sir Robert Peel, what are British police called?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ