unlaced


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un·lace

 (ŭn-lās′)
tr.v. un·laced, un·lac·ing, un·lac·es
To loosen or undo the lacing or laces of.

unlaced

(ʌnˈleɪst)
adj
(Clothing & Fashion) with the lace or laces untied or loose
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unlaced - with laces not tiedunlaced - with laces not tied; "teenagers slopping around in unlaced sneakers"
laced, tied - closed with a lace; "snugly laced shoes"
2.unlaced - not under constraint in action or expressionunlaced - not under constraint in action or expression; "this unbuttoned and disrespectful age"- Curtis Bok; "unlaced behavior in the neighborhood pub"
unrestrained - not subject to restraint; "unrestrained laughter"
References in classic literature ?
William de Wyvil and Stephen de Martival, the marshals of the field, were the first to offer their congratulations to the victor, praying him, at the same time, to suffer his helmet to be unlaced, or, at least, that he would raise his visor ere they conducted him to receive the prize of the day's tourney from the hands of Prince John.
The same ceremony recommenced, with the same words, whilst Winter unlaced his leather cuirass, that he might disguise himself like the king.
George sat down where the ground was dry, and drearily unlaced his boots.
He pushed the hamper into a corner, threw a sack over it to keep the hens quiet, put a pot on the fire, and unlaced his boots.
If Young John had ever slackened in his truth in the less penetrable days of his boyhood, when youth is prone to wear its boots unlaced and is happily unconscious of digestive organs, he had soon strung it up again and screwed it tight.
Mrs Hughes has unlaced her stays, binned her bonnet and stepped into a leading role as an auburn-haired widow at the centre of ITV's New Year drama.
Bolt unlaced his now-famous gold spikes and took selfies with the fans.
On my feet I wore Schnee's pac boots with removable felt liners, and once on stand, I unlaced the boots and dropped a couple of chemical toe warmers into each boot to add warmth to my feet.
And on the vulcanized front, Tyler Bledsoe has unceremoniously unlaced his Etnies.
He tripped on his unlaced sneakers and landed on his rump, just as Gracie and I had imagined last night
I come unbuttoned, unlaced, while y'all amuse yourselves over me in pieces, your pieces, foul images of what I could never be.
Sofi, his much younger wife, is exactly the opposite: a 'sensualist' who effuses sexuality, a genuine embodiment of finde-siecle eroticism that captured the imagination of writers: "In a short petticoat and a corselet, with bare arms, with unlaced boots, with a round and supple waist, with full bosom.