[ verb ree-peynt; noun ree-peynt, ree-peynt ]

verb (used with object)
  1. to paint again: to repaint the house.

  1. a part repainted, especially a part of a picture by a restorer.

  2. the act of repainting.

Origin of repaint

First recorded in 1690–1700; re- + paint

Words Nearby repaint Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use repaint in a sentence

  • I remember when you wanted to repaint it, you said you would put on the canvas just what you thought of me; have you?

    The Eyes of the World | Harold Bell Wright
  • I'll repaint the kitchen and get Katy some new cooking utensils to gladden her soul.

    Her Father's Daughter | Gene Stratton-Porter

British Dictionary definitions for repaint


/ (riːˈpeɪnt) /

  1. to apply a new or fresh coat of paint

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