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Definition of unfriend verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

unfriend

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈfrend//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈfrend//
 
(also defriend) [transitive] (informal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they unfriend
BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈfrend//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈfrend//
 
he / she / it unfriends
BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈfrendz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈfrendz//
 
past simple unfriended
BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈfrendɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈfrendɪd//
 
past participle unfriended
BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈfrendɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈfrendɪd//
 
-ing form unfriending
BrE BrE//ˌʌnˈfrendɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌnˈfrendɪŋ//
 
 
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to remove somebody from a list of friends or contacts on a social networking website If a Facebook friend suddenly becomes your boss, do you unfriend them? Young adults are more likely to unfriend.