noun Movies.

the preparation of the final sound track of a film or video production, including the mixing of sound effects and dialogue, the recording of additional dialogue, and the addition of music.

Nearby words

  1. requite,
  2. reradiation,
  3. rerailing,
  4. reread,
  5. rerebrace,
  6. reredorter,
  7. reredos,
  8. rerelease,
  9. reremai,
  10. reremouse

Origin of rerecording

First recorded in 1925–30; re-record + -ing1



verb (used with object)

to record (something) another time.
to transfer (a recording) from one process to another, as from shellac to long-playing record.

Origin of re-record

First recorded in 1925–30 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for rerecording


verb (tr)

to make a recording of (something recorded before) againthey had to re-record it in the studio
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Word Origin and History for rerecording



1930, from re- + record (v.). Related: Re-recorded; re-recording.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper