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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To answer back angrily or sharply.

Usage examples (35)
  • He had a clever retort for each argument offered.
  • Mr. Greg begins with what he calls a retort courteous.
  • But, I think the right retort is "so freakin what"?
  • Her only retort is Hillary's faults and Bush's faults. for more
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