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 ?
Madam, I should like some tea," was the sole rejoinder she got.
I neither want any thanks, nor merit any," was the careless rejoinder.
Miss Lavinia was going on to make some rejoinder, when Miss Clarissa, who appeared to be incessantly beset by a desire to refer to her brother Francis, struck in again:
If he had been, you would not have loved him, my dear lady," was the rejoinder.
Show me how you accomplish these results," was Tars Tarkas' only rejoinder.
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Poyser would probably have brought her rejoinder to a further climax, if every one's attention had not at this moment been called to the other end of the table, where the lyricism, which had at first only manifested itself by David's sotto voce performance of "My love's a rose without a thorn," had gradually assumed a rather deafening and complex character.
Mon maitre, j'en ai beaucoup," was the truthful rejoinder.
Tristram made no immediate rejoinder, but at last she said, with a smile which, in so far as it was a forced one, was less successfully simulated than such smiles, on her lips, usually were; "Are you very sure that you would have been happy?
What Miss Anne says, is very true," was Mr Shepherd's rejoinder, and "Oh
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?
By way of rejoinder he asked her if she desired of him the surrender of his seat.