rebribe

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From re- +‎ bribe.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

rebribe ‎(third-person singular simple present rebribes, present participle rebribing, simple past and past participle rebribed)

  1. To bribe again. [from 17th c.]
    • 1969, Vladimir Nabokov, Ada or Ardor, Penguin 2011, p. 338:
      That same day (February 3, 1893) Van rebribed the already gorged janitor to have him answer all questions [...] with a brief assertion of utter ignorance.