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Noun: rejoinder  ri'joyn-du(r)
  1. A quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)
    "it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher";
    - retort, return, riposte, replication, comeback, counter
  2. (law) a pleading made by a defendant in response to the plaintiff's replication

Derived forms: rejoinders

Type of: pleading, reply, response

Encyclopedia: Rejoinder