Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun comeback

2 senses of comeback

Sense 1
rejoinder, retort, return, riposte, replication, comeback, counter -- (a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one); "it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher")
       => reply, response -- (the speech act of continuing a conversational exchange; "he growled his reply")

Sense 2
comeback -- (return by a celebrity to some previously successful activity)
       => reappearance, return -- (the act of someone appearing again; "his reappearance as Hamlet has been long awaited")

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