Verboticism: Recrudressence

Recrudressence

Created by: milorush

Definition: n., A fashion item so old that it has gone out of and come back into style. v., To save outdated clothing hoping that it will come back into style.

Pronunciation: (n.) rē'krōō-děs'děns; (tr. v.) rē'krōō-děs'

Sentence: Despite Velma's desperate hope that her closetsful of Jonathan Logan polyester pantsuits will one day reenter the vogue, such recrudressence will sadly never see the light of day.

Etymology: recru[desc]ence = breaking out afresh + dress

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