respray

verb re·spray \ (ˌ)rē-ˈsprā \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of respray

resprayed; respraying
: to spray (something or someone) again
  • resprayed the leaves with pesticide
  • Respray skillet as needed to prevent any sticking.
  • Vegetarian Times
  • Additionally, the seller resprayed the car in a different shade of yellow …
  • —Brian Silvestro
also : to disperse or apply (something) as a spray again
  • resprayed the paint/varnish

respray

play \ˈrē-ˌsprā\ noun, plural resprays
    • … it's pretty obvious … that the car has seen a respray at some point in its life.
    • —Rob Emslie

First Known Use of respray

1880

in the meaning defined above

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