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

2 senses of rejoinder

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
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)

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