Definitions

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  • verb transitive To fasten with buttons again.

Etymologies

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re- +‎ button

Examples

  • So if he has time to rebutton his shirt all the time, I think everything is gonna be ok for him.

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - Fertastico: Day 5

  • I button, unbutton and rebutton my coat, and, of course, there's that nervous laugh.

    CNN Transcript Mar 14, 2007

  • She disengaged from me, sat up cross-legged, but did not rebutton her blouse.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • "That's better," said Kingozi, and began clumsily to rebutton her blouse.

    The Leopard Woman

  • Be careful to rebutton the clothing in winter time after attending to

    Manual of Military Training Second, Revised Edition

  • The Miss Mutlows sat stiffly down on a form, one on each side of her governess, and all three stared solemnly at the boys, who began to blush vividly under the inspection, to unbutton and rebutton their gloves with great care, and to shift from leg to leg in an embarrassed manner.

    Vice Versa or A Lesson to Fathers

  • The Prince, by a muscular effort, retired some four or five inches and commenced to rebutton his waistcoat.

    Tommy and Co.

  • "Besides --" And she smiled a thoughtful smile of conscious power as she bent her head to rebutton her jacket and arrange her furs.

    The Vultures

  • Then he began to rebutton the easy, brown great-coat, going deliberately up the whole series, from the small button below, to keep the laps together, up to the one on the neck, or where the neck would have been if Jog had not been all stomach up to the chin.

    Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour

  • I just unbutton the leg elastic, adjust to the proper size, rebutton the elastic, and tuck the excess back into the diaper - very simple!

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