Definition of reupholster in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌrēəpˈhōlstər/


[with object]
Upholster with new materials, especially with a different fabric: the bed was reupholstered in chintz
More example sentences
  • ‘A can of paint is far cheaper than the fabric and labor to reupholster a sofa,’ says Cooper.
  • Ever since the big easy chair was reupholstered it's not as comfortable anymore.
  • Not only did you restuff the pillows and reupholster the armchair, but you also added an extra layer on the hollow portion on the bottom of the chair.



Pronunciation: /-stərē/
Example sentences
  • Not to mention today's specials: a dishwasher that thinks it's Niagara Falls and several chairs so overdue for reupholstery that houseguests have taken to politely asking where they can make donations.
  • To increase automotive safety, I installed seat belts and Jesus tapestry reupholstery.
  • A good reupholstery job is often nearly as expensive as a new piece of furniture - which is understandable, since it should be like new when it is done.

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Syllabification: re·up·hol·ster

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