Definition of repunish in English:

repunish

verb

  • with object To punish again or in return.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in William Symonds (b. 1556), Church of England clergyman and headmaster. From re- + punish. Compare post-classical Latin repunire to take vengeance on.

Pronunciation

repunish

/ˌriːˈpʌnɪʃ/