- v. present participle of regift.
“i belive in regifting but you have to draw a line somewhere, you cant give the gift away if you know that the sender will want to see it on you or do what its made to do, and if they ask and you already regifted it just say my friend browed it and i getting it back next week”
“Finally, with more people than ever strapped for cash, "regifting" has become more popular.”
“In practice, after two years Gerald has nearly $500 in gift cards still unspent -- this year I'm planning on "regifting" the cards by using them to buy gifts for others.”
“The latter likely benefited even more post-Christmas, as people were stymied by department store crackdowns on so-called serial returners--who needed a marketplace for "regifting" and "degifting.”
“The practice, dubbed "regifting" in a 1995 Seinfeld episode, is growing increasingly popular--and more openly discussed.”
“Now my friend is travelling a rocky and difficult road, and so I'm "regifting" this wonderful devotion back to him in hopes it keeps the chain of truth and Christ's love moving forward.”
“Although the actual term "regifting" was first mentioned in the Jan. 19, 1995 episode of”
“The practice of "regifting," or handing on an unwanted gift to someone else, goes too far in the opinion of many of us.”
“More Americans are also "regifting," or passing on a gift they got to someone else -- 36 percent of adults this year say they've done so, compared with 31 percent last year and 24 percent in 2007.”
“27 Any unwanted presents can be disposed of ethically by "regifting" via www.regifting.com.”
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