verb (used with object), re·tread·ed, re·tread·ing.
- retreat from reality,
Origin of retread
verb (used with or without object), re-trod, re-trod·den or re-trod, re-tread·ing.
Origin of re-tread
Examples from the Web for retread
Instead he mocked them and rehashed old ideas with retread rhetoric.Paul Begala on Mitt Romney’s Epic Fail in His GOP Convention Speech|Paul Begala|August 31, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The line was a retread from his speech in 2008, where he used an almost identical opener.
Nor is his often-riveting new memoir an exercise in nostalgia, apologia, or retread rhetoric.
Well, would you walk into the Center for a Retread now without being sure he's wrong?
There had been a chilly look about Walter Rinehart's eyes before his first Retread.
I was not insensible that my path became more intricate and more difficult to retread in proportion as I advanced.Edgar Huntley|Charles Brockden Brown
He turned, as these thoughts passed through his mind, and began hastily to retread his footsteps towards the castle.The Abbot|Sir Walter Scott
On examination we found that there was no outlet practicable for us in this channel, and that we must retread our steps.History of the Expedition under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark, Vol. I.|Meriwether Lewis and William Clark