rejoinder

Definitions:

  • An answer, especially to a reply.
  • To make a reply.
  • An answer to a reply; in general, an answer.
  • In <em>law</em>, the fourth stage in the pleadings in an action at common law, being the defendant's answer to the plaintiff's replication. The next allegation of the plaintiff is called <internalXref urlencoded="surrejoinder">surrejoinder</internalXref>.
  • An answer to a reply; or, in general, an answer or reply.
  • The defendant's answer to the plaintiff's replication.
  • To make a rejoinder.
  • defendant's answer to the replication.
  • A quick <xref>response</xref> that involves disagreement or is witty; especially an answer to a reply.
  • To issue a rejoinder.
  • To say as a rejoinder.
  • a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)
  • (law) a pleading made by a defendant in response to the plaintiff's replication
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