Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To loosen, unfasten, or free by or as if by undoing snaps.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To unfasten (something held by snaps).

Etymologies

un- +‎ snap (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I carry a poncho that you can unsnap the sides and it turns into a tarp that is big enough to make a shelter out of, it also has gromets in the coners and in the middle of the edges.

    easy stow tarp

  • I stiffened as I felt him unsnap my bra, one handed.

    The Lensman's Children

  • Maria saw the coach unsnap his phone from his hip holster.

    Tell us we’re home

  • Recited by someone who billed himself as Napoleon XIV, the song was deemed offensive to the mentally ill, and the ticket agent and I recited the whole thing at the top of our lungs, causing the airport cops who were listening to unsnap the straps on their holsters.

    Some Incidental Information

  • Before you unsnap your dog, make sure he has proper identification and will respond quickly when you ask him to “Come” and “Leave it.”

    30 Days to a Well-Mannered Dog

  • I distracted myself by reaching down to unsnap his fly, and I eased his zipper down.

    Kiss It

  • As he attempted to unsnap those suckers, I pulled his hand away.

    You’ll Never Blue Ball in This Town Again

  • I unsnap the second cuff and hold it one-handed so I can swing the other cuff as a weapon.

    Dancing with Werewolves

  • “You never, not even once, see Luke or Darth or Yoda unsnap any bras or lift any skirts or jiggle any huge boobs from across the bar”

    ‘THE FORCE’ BECOMES REALITY *FACE MELTS*

  • The only thing that disappoints me about the force is that you never, not even once, see Luke or Darth or Yoda unsnap any bras or lift any skirts or jiggle any huge boobs from across the bar.

    ‘THE FORCE’ BECOMES REALITY *FACE MELTS*

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