regroom

verb

re·​groom (ˌ)rē-ˈgrüm How to pronounce regroom (audio)
regroomed; regrooming

transitive verb

: to groom (something or someone) again or anew: such as
a
: to make (something or someone) neat or attractive again
regroom a dog
regrooming the playing field between each game
b
: to prepare (someone) again
regrooming the candidate for another campaign

Word History

First Known Use

1918, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of regroom was in 1918

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Cite this Entry

“Regroom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/regroom. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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