- 1[intransitive] to relax and become less strict or formal in your behavior or attitude He could be fun if he'd unbend a little.
- 2[transitive, intransitive] unbend (something) to make something that was bent become straight; to become straight
NAmE//ʌnˈbɛnd//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they unbend
he / she / it unbends
past simple unbent
-ing form unbending