Definitions

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  • v. To take apart or destroy the frame of.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To take apart, or destroy the frame of.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To destroy the frame of; take apart; hence, to make useless; destroy.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ frame

Examples

  • “Connie, unframe these two skirts quick as you can!”

    Working With the Working Woman

  • All day Sunday to frame and unframe penitent speeches.

    Homespun Tales

  • His wisdom and infinite knowledge foresees and debates all inconveniences antecedently to every act of volition; and so there can be no new emergent inconvenience that may unframe his resolutions and cause a change.

    Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. VII.

  • A SHOT IN THE DARK (1964) The second of Blake Edwards's "Pink Panther" films, with Peter Sellers as the hapless Inspector Clouseau trying to unframe an innocent blonde (Elke Sommer).

    Reader's Digest

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