Simple Definition of retouch
: to make small changes to (something, such as a photograph) in order to improve the way it looks
Full Definition of retouch
Examples of retouch in a sentence
The photo had been retouched to remove the wrinkles around his eyes.
Origin of retouch
French retoucher, from Middle French, from re- + toucher to touch
First Known Use: 1685
First Known Use of retouch
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