Definition of respray in English:

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Pronunciation: /riːˈspreɪ/
[with object]
Spray (something, especially a vehicle) with a new coat of paint: they have resprayed their cars to avoid detection
More example sentences
  • While the fact that a car has been resprayed doesn't necessarily indicate its vendor is trying to pull a fast one, it does start to raise concerns.
  • It's not like a stolen car that can be resprayed and given a false number plate.
  • Then I sent the tank and side casings away to be resprayed in the proper paint.


Pronunciation: /ˈriːspreɪ/
An instance of respraying something: the cost of a respray
More example sentences
  • However, if you compare these prices against a quote for a respray from a quality bodyshop you may find a difference of at least a thousand pounds.
  • So I am nearly at a stage where the frame is ready for a respray.
  • He was looking at garaging, bodywork and a respray, minimum.

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