Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

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  • verb transitive To unfasten (something held by snaps).

Etymologies

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un- +‎ snap

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

    Kiss It

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

    Tell us we’re home

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

    Kiss It

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

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  • 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

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

    The Lensman's Children

  • 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

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