prepaste

verb

pre·​paste ˌprē-ˈpāst How to pronounce prepaste (audio)
variants or pre-paste
prepasted or pre-pasted; prepasting or pre-pasting

transitive + intransitive

: to apply paste or adhesive to (something, especially wallpaper) in advance
But don't be tempted to prepaste more than two sheets at a time. The moisture in the adhesive actually expands the paper.Niall Toner
prepasted adjective
or pre-pasted
purchased prepasted wallpaper

Word History

First Known Use

1857, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of prepaste was in 1857

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Cite this Entry

“Prepaste.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prepaste. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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