unreel

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verb un·reel \ˌən-ˈrēl\

Definition of unreel

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to unwind from a reel

  3. 2 :  to perform successfully <unreeled a 66-yard pass play>

  4. 3 :  reel off 2 <unreeled five birdies in a row>

  5. intransitive verb
  6. 1 :  to become unwound

  7. 2 :  to be presented <the dress rehearsal unreeled flawlessly>

1567

First Known Use of unreel

1567


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