reparteerepartee | meaning of repartee in Collins Dictionariesrepartee meaning, definition, what is repartee: a sharp, witty, or aphoristic remark made as a reply: Learn more.a sharp, witty, or aphoristic remark made as a replyWhat does repartee mean and how do you use repartee in a sentence?[URL]/repartee
C17: from French repartie, from repartir to retort, from re- + partir to go away
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(repɑːʳtiː, US -pərteɪ)
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uncount nounRepartee is conversation that consists of quick, witty comments and replies. ⇒ She was good at repartee.
Example sentences containing 'repartee'
Luister composed koans and irreverentpoems in Moksha out of duty only, because he was challenged to keep up a certain level of repartee.Zindell, David THE BROKEN GODWhatever his ability at repartee , his presentation of his paper was deadly.Lyall, Francis A DEATH IN TIMEHe liked being kept on his toes, and Sarah, poorcow, was not the world's most scintillatingmistress of repartee.Murray, Stephen DEATH AND TRANSFIGURATIONTory's manner and repartee was nothing short of spellbinding, and exhibited all the knowledge of someone three times her age.Traci Harding THE ANCIENT FUTURE: THE DARK AGE