Meaning of rerun

re•run

Pronunciation: (v.rē-run'n.rē'run&sec), [key]
— v., n. -ran, -run, -running,
—v.t.
  1. to run again.
—n.
  1. the act of rerunning.
  2. a showing of a motion picture or television program after its initial run, usually some months or years later.
  3. the motion picture or television program being shown again.
  4. a person or thing that is merely a restatement or imitation of something familiar; rehash: The plot is just a rerun of every other spy story.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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