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ri jaw in der

  • n  a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)
    it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher
  • n  (law) a pleading made by a defendant in response to the plaintiff's replication

  • She decided to write a novel, her first, as the black rejoinder to "Gone With the Wind.
  • To those who would call this MTV cartoon the boob tube at its most puerile, I have but one rejoinder: You said "boob.
  • The street patois of those ethnically diverse projects, meanwhile, has also long contained its own racially aggressive "shock" element, with the rejoinder "ta race" (your race) a .

  • Mitch Daniels in Henderson Gleaner
    What he said was fully accurate; and to an extent, the rejoinder was a cheap shot. But, all's fair in these things, and it was a risk to bring it up in the first place,Daniels recalled. "The risk was Sen. Bentsen would find an opening, and...
  • Phil Jackson in Boston Herald
    That was a personal thing that went on over the years of coming in the old Garden,Jackson said. "Red would always have a rejoinder or something going on. One time Jimmy Rodgers gave me his seats, which were right behind Red and (John)...

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