HyperDic: rejoinder

English > 2 senses of the word rejoinder:
NOUNcommunicationrejoinder, retort, return, riposte, replication, comeback, countera quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)
communicationrejoinder(law) a pleading made by a defendant in response to the plaintiff's replication
rejoinder > pronunciation
Soundsrihjhoy'nder; riyjhoy'nder
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English > rejoinder: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one).
Example"it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher"
Synonymsretort, return, riposte, replication, comeback, counter
Narrowersass, sassing, backtalk, back talk, lip, mouthAn impudent / impudent or insolent rejoinder
Broaderreply, responseThe speech act of continuing a conversational exchange
Spanishréplica
English > rejoinder: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaning(law) a pleading made by a defendant in response to the plaintiff's replication.
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderpleading(law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding
Spanishréplica

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