[ noun ree-furb; verb ree-furb ]
/ noun ˈriˌfɜrb; verb riˈfɜrb /


an act or instance of refurbishing or renovating something: The motel desperately needs a refurb.
something that has been refurbished: The laptop is a refurb.

verb (used with object)

to refurbish or renovate.

Nearby words

  1. refulgence,
  2. refulgent,
  3. refund,
  4. refund annuity,
  5. refundable,
  6. refurbish,
  7. refurbishment,
  8. refusal,
  9. refuse,
  10. refusenik

Origin of refurb

First recorded in 1965–70; by shortening Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for refurb

  • Roughly six months old, the new construction (built from the ground up as opposed to a typical refurb) is stunning.

    Gal With a Suitcase|Jolie Hunt|January 1, 2010|DAILY BEAST