[ US /ɹiˈdʒɔɪndɝ, ɹɪˈdʒɔɪndɝ/ ]
a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)
it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher
- (law) a pleading made by a defendant in response to the plaintiff's replication
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