1. (verb) to be pleasant to the sight, fancy, aesthetically pleasing, appealing.
Ka kīia tonu ia he ringarapa ki te atamira, kāore anō ana nekeneke kia rerehua (RMR 2017). / She is said to be an amateur on the stage, her movements are not yet aesthetically pleasing.
2. (modifier) pleasant to the sight, fancy, aesthetically pleasing, appealing.
I te ekenga atu o ōna tau ki te rua tekau i tīmata ai tana mahi patu piana i ngā kanikani o te wā kāinga, me ērā o ngā kura, tae atu ki ngā kanikani mau kaka rerehua (TTR 2000:191). / When she reached twenty she began playing the piano at local and school dances and fancy dress balls.
4. (noun) aesthetic.
He rerekē te rerehua o tētahi mahinga toi ki te titiro a tēnā tangata, a tēnā tangata (RTA 2014:152). / Each person's view of the aesthetics of an artwork will be different.