re·​lac·​quer ˌrē-ˈla-kər How to pronounce relacquer (audio)
relacquered; relacquering

transitive verb

: to lacquer (something) again
If the lacquer cracks, the only remedy is to remove it with alcohol and relacquer the exposed surface.Sarah Josephine MacLeod

Word History

First Known Use

1840, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of relacquer was in 1840

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Cite this Entry

“Relacquer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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