1 [with object] Unfasten the buttons of (a garment): unbuttoning her jacket she sat down at the table
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- 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.
- His button down shirt was unbuttoned, letting his strong, pale-skinned, muscles show.
- Sitting in an armchair in the senator's office, Alito forgot to unbutton his suit jacket, causing his tie to stick out and his jacket to bunch up.
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