un·​snap | \ ˌən-ˈsnap How to pronounce unsnap (audio) \
unsnapped; unsnapping; unsnaps

Definition of unsnap

transitive verb

: to loosen or free by or as if by undoing a snap

Examples of unsnap in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The outside features pebbled leather and two-way zipper tabs that can be unsnapped to adjust the shape. Shauna Beni, Condé Nast Traveler, 27 Mar. 2020 But in order to draw the firearm, the shooter must unsnap a FastTech buckle on the retention strap, adding a step to the process. The Editors, Outdoor Life, 20 Feb. 2020 Think of it like unsnapping (or unwelding) two Legos and putting another block in between. Fran Golden / Bloomberg, Time, 6 Dec. 2019 Here are the basic facts the council considered in August: For some time, dog owners have viewed the rustic southern trails of Buena Vista Park as getaways where their pets can be unsnapped from their leashes. Logan Jenkins, sandiegouniontribune.com, 20 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of unsnap

1892, in the meaning defined above

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“Unsnap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsnap. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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