Definitions for unbuttonʌnˈbʌt n

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•but•tonʌnˈbʌt n(v.t.)

  1. to free (buttons) from buttonholes; unfasten or undo.

  2. to unfasten by or as if by unbuttoning:

    to unbutton a jacket.

  3. to disclose (one's feelings, thoughts, etc.) after deliberate or prolonged silence.

  4. (v.i.)to unfasten a button or one's buttons.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unbutton(verb)

    undo the buttons of

    "unbutton the shirt"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. unbutton(verb)ʌnˈbʌt n

    ≠ button

    He unbuttoned his shirt.


  1. unbutton(Verb)

    To open something by undoing its buttons

  2. unbutton(Verb)

    To unfasten buttons

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unbutton(verb)

    to loose the buttons of; to unfasten

Translations for unbutton

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to unfasten the buttons of

She unbuttoned her coat.

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