surprint

[ sur-print ]
/ ˈsɜrˌprɪnt /

verb (used with object)

to print over with additional marks or matter; overprint.
to print (additional marks, a new address, etc.) over something already printed.

noun

something surprinted.

Nearby words

  1. surpassing,
  2. surplice,
  3. surplus,
  4. surplus value,
  5. surplusage,
  6. surprisal,
  7. surprise,
  8. surprise party,
  9. surprise symphony,
  10. surprised

Origin of surprint

First recorded in 1915–20; sur-1 + print

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British Dictionary definitions for surprint

surprint

/ (ˈsɜːˌprɪnt) /

verb

(tr) to print (additional matter) over something already printed; overprint

noun

marks, printed matter, etc, that have been surprinted
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