rejoinder


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re·join·der

 (rĭ-join′dər)
n.
An answer, especially to a reply.

[Middle English, from Old French rejoindre, to answer, rejoin; see rejoin1.]

rejoinder

(rɪˈdʒɔɪndə)
n
1. a reply or response to a question or remark, esp a quick witty one; retort
2. (Law) law (in pleading) the answer made by a defendant to the claimant's reply
[C15: from Old French rejoindre to rejoin2]

re•join•der

(rɪˈdʒɔɪn dər)

n.
1. an answer to a reply; response.
2. Law. a defendant's answer to a plaintiff's replication.
[1475–85; < Middle French rejoindre (n. use of infinitive); see rejoin2]
syn: See answer.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rejoinder - a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one); "it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher"
back talk, backtalk, sass, sassing, lip, mouth - an impudent or insolent rejoinder; "don't give me any of your sass"
reply, response - the speech act of continuing a conversational exchange; "he growled his reply"
2.rejoinder - (law) a pleading made by a defendant in response to the plaintiff's replication
pleading - (law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

rejoinder

noun reply, answer, response, counter, comeback (informal), retort, riposte, counterattack He felt it was an inadequate rejoinder.

rejoinder

noun
Something spoken or written in return, as to a question or demand:
Translations
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rejoinder

[rɪˈdʒɔɪndəʳ] N (= retort) → réplica f
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rejoinder

[rɪˈdʒɔɪndər] n (= retort) → réplique f

rejoinder

nErwiderung f; (Jur) → Duplik f

rejoinder

[rɪˈdʒɔɪndəʳ] n (frm) (retort) → replica

rejoinder

(rəˈdʒoində) noun
an answer.
References in classic literature ?
is the angry rejoinder, 'and that in the part of the world I come from, you would be called to account for it?
I made an appropriate rejoinder, and he smiled wanly.
Her eyes darkened, and he expected an indignant rejoinder.
I neither want any thanks, nor merit any," was the careless rejoinder.
Show me how you accomplish these results," was Tars Tarkas' only rejoinder.
She made no rejoinder, she was so lost in staring at me, and I exclaimed, "You don't mean to say you are also by chance American?
I don't like him," she added in a tone admitting of no rejoinder and raising her eyebrows.
Feeling probably that the conversation was taking a tone too serious for a drawing room, Vronsky made no rejoinder, but by way of trying to change the conversation, he smiled brightly, and turned to the ladies.
In rejoinder to this sally, old Arthur again raised his hands, again chuckled, and again ejaculated 'What a man it is
was the impulsive rejoinder from a score of clubbed voices.
If he had been, you would not have loved him, my dear lady," was the rejoinder.
What Miss Anne says, is very true," was Mr Shepherd's rejoinder, and "Oh