Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of refashion.
  • noun A reinvention; an act of fashioning again.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • But in a time of global financial crisis, rapid technological advances and the growing power of the high street, Temperley is also an interesting example of a label refashioning itself for a new era.

    Life and style | guardian.co.uk

  • The demoticists were an important force in refashioning Greek national identity in more inclusive terms.

    Arms and the Woman: Just Warriors and Greek Feminist Identity

  • The Miami-based town planner was the inspiration of New Urbanism, the idea of refashioning for modern life the more wholesome neighborhood patterns of the past.

    2theadvocate.com Latest News

  • The limit of 'refashioning' for me is turning up trouser hems but I do cut up charity shop finds for quilts.

    Happy Celtic New Year, everyone!

  • And I guess Tim was kind of refashioning the character in his head and it worked out for me that they decided to go younger.

    CNN Transcript Apr 27, 2007

  • I think the "refashioning" movement gets the "do more with less" point across in a much more real and less intentionally provocative way.

    questioning assumptions - A Dress A Day

  • The "refashioning" of the economy means some skills or areas of expertise now are in greater value, while others are largely unneeded.

    Durangoherald.com

  • That is, if many millions of new English-speakers find a choice between the and a troubling because nothing in their native language resembles it, their refashioning of English could present alternatives that other speakers would naturally adopt as well, not least to avoid being sidelined when the world is engaged in its most encompassing conversations.

    The English Is Coming!

  • That is, if many millions of new English-speakers find a choice between the and a troubling because nothing in their native language resembles it, their refashioning of English could present alternatives that other speakers would naturally adopt as well, not least to avoid being sidelined when the world is engaged in its most encompassing conversations.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Anthropologists maintain the Santa Muerte is a refashioning of San Pascual Rey, a Catholic saint with a long cult history in the Mayan lands of Chiapas and Guatemala, and whose traditional image is a frightening skeleton.

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.