[verb ree-peynt; noun ree-peynt, ree-peynt]
- to paint again: to repaint the house.
- a part repainted, especially a part of a picture by a restorer.
- the act of repainting.
Origin of repaint
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Examples from the Web for repaint
She must whitewash these brown men and women, rid them of their savage, slavish ways, and repaint them in her own image.The Abused Wives of Westeros: A Song of Feminism in ‘Game of Thrones’
April 30, 2014
I mean to repaint her from black to white, the moment we're out of sight from the shore.The President
Alfred Henry Lewis
"That would mean to repaint the whole picture, and my time is limited," answered Philip.A Word Only A Word, Complete
We look upon the audacious man who dares to repaint upon an old picture unnecessarily, and by wholesale, as guilty of a crime.
You had better shut up the chamber for at least some weeks, burn fires in it, repaint and paper it, sprinkle chloroform.A Strange Story, Complete
He was as sick about it as a Carlyle who must rewrite a burned-up history, an Audubon who must repaint all his pictures.The Cup of Fury
- to apply a new or fresh coat of paint
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Word Origin and History for repaint
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