verb (used with object), un·laced, un·lac·ing.
- to loosen or undo the lacing or laces of (a pair of shoes, a corset, etc.).
- to loosen or remove the garments of (a person) by or as if by undoing laces.
- to loosen or undo the lacing of (shoes, garments, etc)
- to unfasten or remove garments of (oneself or another) by or as if by undoing lacing
v.c.1300, from un- (2) + lace (v.). Related: Unlaced; unlacing.