Definition of retread noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈriːtred//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈriːtred//
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  1. 1a tyre made by putting a new rubber surface on an old tyre
  2. 2(North American English, disapproving) a book, film/movie, song, etc. that contains ideas that have been used before It was just a retread of other recent movies with a dance theme.