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  • noun Someone who reinvents something

Etymologies

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reinvent +‎ -or

Examples

  • Those who have grown curiouser and curiouser about what the offbeat reinventor of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory might conjure up in his version of Alice in Wonderland can feast their eyes on this array of concept art and publicity images, due to hang in movie theaters this week to promote the March 5, 2010, release.

    First look: What a weird 'Wonderland' Burton's made

  • Donald Barthelme — sparkling fabulist and idiosyncratic reinventor of the genre, practitioner of swift verbal collages, also sometimes dubbed minimalism — was commander in chief.

    How He Wrote His Songs

  • The fact that that man is American music and cultural icon Bob Dylan—the notorious “Trickster” and reinventor of history and of himself—makes this barely-biopic that much more layered and multifarious.

    Buzzine » Im Not There

  • She ran against fellow reinventor Arnold Schwarzenegger in the California governor's runoff race in 2003 and endorsed Democrat John Kerry during the 2004 presidential elections.

    © AP Photo/Richard Lewis Madonna Since...

  • The recidivist reinventor has survived so many sordid episodes—from his days as a confidential FBI informant to the defamation finding against him in the Tawana Brawley case to his suspicious ties this year with a top GOP dirty-tricks operative—that he appears impervious to revelation.

    THE NEWS BLOG

  • Grimaud doesn't sound like most pianists: she is a rubato artist, a reinventor of phrasings, a taker of chances.

    The New Yorker

  • In an extraordinary twelve-year run at Styles, as overseer, reinventor, creative spark and quality-keeper, Trip has kept those sections fresh and vigorous.

    All Stories | The New York Observer

  • This time in the maddening, media-enabled relationship between the Star Trek reinventor and the Star Trek icon, it's Abrams talking to Entertainment Weekly about Shatner talking to him, Abrams, via the

    E! Online (US) - Top Stories

  • That question is central to the defense's claim that Gerhartsreiter is a serial reinventor of himself and is legally insane.

    New York News, Weather, Sports & Traffic - WCBSTV.com

  • Donald Barthelme -- sparkling fabulist and idiosyncratic reinventor of the genre, practitioner of swift verbal collages, also sometimes dubbed minimalism -- was commander in chief.

    Powell's Books: Overview

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