- a repetition.
- a return to the first theme or subject.
verb (used with object), re·prised, re·pris·ing.
- repro proof,
Origin of reprise
Examples from the Web for reprised
He reprised a joke about having vowed, “When this show stops being fun, I will retire—10 years later.”
J-Fal and the Roots reprised their classroom-instruments shtick with Robin Thicke Thursday to sing his hit, ‘Blurred Lines.’Brian Williams Does Marky Mark, NASA’s Scary Map & More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|August 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
President Obama and Senator John McCain reprised their rivalry at the health-care summit on Thursday.
Word Origin for reprise
late 14c., "yearly deduction from charges upon a manor or estate," from Old French reprise "act of taking back" (13c.), fem. of repris, past participle of reprendre "take back," from Latin reprendere, earlier reprehendere, earlier reprehendere (see reprehend). Meaning "resumption of an action" is from 1680s. Musical sense is from 1879.
early 15c., from Old French repris, past participle of reprendre (see reprise (v.)).