rejoinder

Part of speech: noun

A reply or retort.

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Usage examples "rejoinder":

  1. " Mind yer own business, will ye, Josh Strong," was Miss Hepsy's smart rejoinder. - "Thankful Rest", Annie S. Swan.
  2. Reply and rejoinder might thus be continued forever. - "A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 7 (of 10) From "The Works of Voltaire - A Contemporary Version"", Fran├žois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire) Commentator: John Morley Tobias Smollett H.G. Leigh.
  3. Monday, January 17. George had a quick rejoinder to his letter of excuse to Haslam, so we had not his company yesterday, which I was sorry for as there was our old set. - "Letters of John Keats to His Family and Friends", John Keats.