Definition of unzip
: to zip open
: to open by or as if by means of a zipper
Examples of unzip in a Sentence
She unzipped the tent flap.
Recent Examples of unzip from the Web
The battery pack (4 AA batteries not included) is safely secured in a slim, screw-closure plastic case accessed by unzipping the water-resistant nylon liner that permanently encloses the 23.5-by-12-.75-inch polyurethane foam mat.
PSA: If a man ever unzips his pants and his junk looks more like a foot than a penis to you, advise him to call a doctor.
The padded-leather exterior of this Tumi PDA case unzips to reveal a sleek interior with pockets for credit cards and analog love notes.
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First Known Use of unzip
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Definition of unzip for English Language Learners
: to open (something) by using a zipper
computers : to cause (a file that has been reduced in size) to return to its original size by using special software
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