Share reinvent the wheel
reinvent the wheel
Cite this Entry
“Reinvent the wheel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reinvent%20the%20wheel. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.
More from Merriam-Webster on reinvent the wheel
Nglish: Translation of reinvent the wheel for Spanish Speakers
See Definitions and Examples »
Get Word of the Day daily email!
Name that Thing: Flower Edition
Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!
Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!
Top 10 Latin Phrases
This is usage
Our Word of the Year 'vaccine,' plus 10 more
From the week ending 11/26/2021
A simple trick to keep them separate
How 'literally' can mean "figuratively"
How to use a word that (literally) drives some pe...
The awkward case of 'his or her'
How many do you know?
Take the quiz