unbutton

[ US /ənˈbətən/ ]
[ UK /ʌnbˈʌtən/ ]
VERB
  1. undo the buttons of
    unbutton the shirt
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How To Use unbutton In A Sentence

  • He took off his sweater and unbuttoned his shirt.
  • He dropped his cap on a chair, unbuttoned his overcoat, lifting up his chin to unfasten the throat buttons.
  • Then a nurse came and took me into another room, where I had to take off my coat and unbutton my shirt again.
  • In the last couple of years, even before the underwear bomber, the searches have always involved a demand that I unbutton my pants. The Volokh Conspiracy » Affirmative Action and Racial Profiling Revisited
  • You know, low slung jeans, chambray shirt hanging loose and unbuttoned. Angels' Blood Countdown: Lora Leigh - Nauti Intentions ARC
  • I'd wear it with a slightly unbuttoned shirt to show off the lace trim. The Sun
  • We are asked by the author, a biographer not only of Charles Dickens but of London too, to contemplate the novelist unbuttoned, in peep-show dishabille.
  • The first few buttons were unbuttoned and his sleeves were rolled up to the elbows.
  • All we need in order to master the operation of a digital camera is how to turn a few buttons, as if unbuttoning our jacket in a dark room.
  • I slipped off my newer skirt and threw it in the laundry basket opposite the wastebasket and began to unbutton my blouse.
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