Definition of reupholster in English:

reupholster

Line breaks: re|uphol¦ster
Pronunciation: /riːʌpˈhəʊlstə
 
, -ˈhɒl-/

verb

[with object]
  • Upholster with new materials, especially with a different covering 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.

Derivatives

reupholstery

noun
More 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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