[verb ree-hash; noun ree-hash]
- to work up (old material) in a new form.
- the act of rehashing.
- something rehashed.
Origin of rehash
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Examples from the Web for rehashed
Photo ops and the rehashing of decade old initiatives that rehashed decades older resolutions is not going to do it.Same Process, No Progress
May 3, 2013
Instead he mocked them and rehashed old ideas with retread rhetoric.Paul Begala on Mitt Romney’s Epic Fail in His GOP Convention Speech
August 31, 2012
With everything set and ready to go, the revised and rehashed Red Flight prepared to take a little outing.A Yankee Flier with the R.A.F.
Rutherford G. Montgomery
Rehashed departmental reports become mere braggadocio when the human interest is lacking.Fighting Byng
But all that same stuff has been hashed and rehashed to the people through the sources I have already mentioned.Quacks and Grafters
Mr. Magee broke away from the mayor's rehashed history, and hurried to Miss Norton.Seven Keys to Baldpate
Earl Derr Biggers
We've hashed and rehashed this before, Nadine and now we're too busy to debate further.Mercenary
Dallas McCord Reynolds
- (tr) to rework, reuse, or make over (old or already used material)
- something consisting of old, reworked, or reused material
C19: from re- + hash 1 (to chop into pieces)
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Word Origin and History for rehashed
1849, from rehash (v.); "old material worked up anew," usually of literary productions.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper