preburnished

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pre- +‎ burnished

Adjective[edit]

preburnished (not comparable)

  1. burnished in advance
    • 2008 March 3, Susan Dominus, “Electing a Woman to the White House: Who’s on Deck?”, New York Times:
      Like Hillary, Governor Sebelius’s name comes preburnished, thanks to her father-in-law, Keith Sebelius, a former veteran member of Congress, and her father, John Gilligan, the former governor of Ohio.