[ verb ree-vamp; noun ree-vamp ]
/ verb riˈvæmp; noun ˈriˌvæmp /

verb (used with object)

to renovate, redo, or revise: We've decided to revamp the entire show.


an act or instance of restructuring, reordering, or revising something; overhaul: a revamp of the nation's foreign policy.


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Origin of revamp

An Americanism dating back to 1840–50; re- + vamp1


re·vamp·er, nounre·vamp·ment, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for revamp

/ (riːˈvæmp) /

verb (tr)

to patch up or renovate; repair or restore


something that has been renovated or revamped
the act or process of revamping

Derived forms of revamp

revamper, nounrevamping, noun

Word Origin for revamp

C19: from re- + vamp ²
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