Definition for retelling (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), re·told [ree-tohld] /riˈtoʊld/, re·tell·ing.
Examples from the Web for retelling
Last year Fox gifted the world with the “Legend of Sleepy Hollow” retelling we never knew we needed.Naked Ben Franklin Christens the Campy Return of ‘Sleepy Hollow’|Amy Zimmerman|September 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But perhaps most damaging of all was the retelling of an act of humiliation on a female student.
Sheridan became red in the face and choked up while retelling that part of the incident, but composed herself quickly.Nicollette Sheridan Testifies Marc Cherry Hit Her ‘Upside the Head’|Maria Elena Fernandez|March 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“The sensation was one of hardening of the organs,” he chuckled in the retelling.The Sexy Side of Maggie: How Thatcher Used Her Softer Quality|Gail Sheehy|January 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The retelling developed quite a following, Bridle not included.
In place of either of these subjects you may substitute the retelling of another story of Hawthorne's you have read.Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year|E.C. Hartwell
The account of what had been seen grew, as such stories always do, in the telling and retelling.Introductory American History|Henry Eldridge Bourne
He went from house to house boastfully, with my book under his arm, telling and retelling the story of the ascent of Mt. McKinley.My Attainment of the Pole|Frederick A. Cook
The perplexities which beset the modern reader of the Queste are reflected in the Laureates retelling of the legend.Studies on the Legend of the Holy Grail|Alfred Nutt
Some of the sting of the latter got into their retelling of Jerry's talk and made it worse than it was.The heart of happy hollow|Paul Laurence Dunbar