[ US /ɹiˈdʒɔɪndɝ, ɹɪˈdʒɔɪndɝ/ ]
  1. a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)
    it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher
  2. (law) a pleading made by a defendant in response to the plaintiff's replication
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How To Use rejoinder In A Sentence

  • Also contributing to the entertainment quota during the show were the quiz-master's rejoinders to the wild guesses that almost every team was indulging in.
  • It was a typically terse rejoinder from a character who has never hidden his mystification for those who squander their natural talent.
  • The brutal indifference of the rejoinder suited his humour, and, with a glance at Vickers, he took a small piece of cavendish from the pocket of his pea – jacket, and gave it to the recaptured convict. For the term of his natural life
  • She always has a witty rejoinder to/for any question.
  • The division bench comprising Chief Justice B C Patel and Justice A K Sikri fixed December 10 for a further hearing, after Naz asked for time to prepare a rejoinder to the government's affidavit.
  • Then came the defendant's rejoinder, the plaintiff's surrejoinder, the defendant's rebutter, and the plaintiff's surrebutter.
  • She had planned a witty rejoinder but the sight of him standing in front of her, so arrogantly beautiful, stoked the fires of her temper.
  • Your only rejoinder is ‘Federalism is good’, but does not attempt to address concerns where Federalism fails. Matthew Yglesias » Malapportionment Is Destroying the Planet
  • The 'ragamuffin' always speaks of his enemies with courtesy, and the filibusters love their leader," was her pointed rejoinder. The Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Gilbert Parker
  • Your rejoinder is that these judges could make far more doing other things. Balkinization
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