First Known Use of red-pencil
Synonymsamend, debug, emend, rectify, red-pencil, reform, remedy
Related Wordsredraft, redraw, restyle, revise, rework, rewrite; blue-pencil, cut, shorten; redress, right; ameliorate, better, improve; perfect, polish, touch up; fix, mend, repair; adjust, modulate, regulate; alter, change, modify
Near Antonymsdamage, harm, hurt, impair, injure, mar, spoil; aggravate, worsen
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up red-pencil? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).