Definition of unsling in English:

Share this entry

unsling

Pronunciation: /ˌənˈsliNG/

verb (unslings, unslinging; past and past participle unslung)

[with object]
Remove (something) from the place where it has been slung or suspended.
Example sentences
  • Taking a taxi from the Cairo airport to Orabi Square at midday, I unsling my pack at a park bench, do a bit of reading and let the city soak in before I look for a place to stay.
  • Tina took one glance at the unsealed den and unslung her crossbow, ‘Whoever's in there come out with your hands up!’
  • He unslung his backpack, looked into it, and frowned.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: un·sling

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.