Definitions for riposte

Definitions for (noun) riposte

Main entry: riposte

Definition: (fencing) a counterattack made immediately after successfully parrying the opponents lunge

Main entry: rejoinder, replication, retort, return, riposte, counter, comeback

Definition: a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)

Usage: it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher

Definitions for (verb) riposte

Main entry: retort, return, riposte, rejoin, repay, come back

Definition: answer back

Main entry: riposte

Definition: make a return thrust

Usage: his opponent riposted

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