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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (law) a pleading made by a defendant in response to the plaintiff's replication; A quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one).

Usage examples (37)
  • It brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher
  • Your rejoinder is that these judges could make far more doing other things.
  • Your only rejoinder is ‘Federalism is good’, but does not attempt to address concerns where Federalism fails.
  • Re “but I think Felix Salmon’s rejoinder is convincing.” for more
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