from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of unstop.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • When all this was completed, as no other work came in, they all had to 'stand off' with the exception of Sawkins, who was kept on because he was cheap and able to do all sorts of odd jobs, such as unstopping drains, repairing leaky roofs, rough painting or lime-washing, and he was also useful as a labourer for the plumbers, of whom there were now three employed at

    The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists

  • Adult man scare to look Flolamp, unstopping spoke, “Free me, please.”

    Mini Star | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles

  • MERRITT: Plumbing isn't about unstopping your clogged toilet or clogged sink.

    CNN Transcript Dec 20, 2008

  • "Trouble, " he said, then listened again and detected a new sound, a background noise, unstopping and faint, and realized it had to be the river.

    Sharpe's Escape

  • Inexorably south they would go, submerged, unstopping, from one end of the loch to the other, scouring every inch of the water in a search that no large creature could possibly escape.

    The Boggart and The Monster

  • Here Edwards appeals to the language of Scripture, which often represents regeneration as a matter of giving eyes to see, ears to hear, unstopping the ears of the deaf, opening the eyes of the blind.

    Warranted Christian Belief

  • With their clockwork precision they would simply go forward—click, click—like unyielding, unstopping cogs in a watch, grinding up whatever was in their path.


  • She hadn't seen him since last night, when she'd been out unstopping earths.

    the deer leap

  • Its pitch was controlled by stopping and unstopping the open end.

    The Clan of the Cave Bear

  • The latter, however, is again unsealed through cattle licking off the salt near the aperture, and the same process of filling up and unstopping goes on continually.

    The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.