Synonyms of riposte


1. rejoinder, retort, return, riposte, replication, comeback, counter, reply, response

usage: a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one); "it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher"

2. riposte, counterattack, countermove

usage: (fencing) a counterattack made immediately after successfully parrying the opponents lunge


1. riposte, lunge, hurl, hurtle, thrust

usage: make a return thrust; "his opponent riposted"

2. retort, come back, repay, return, riposte, rejoin, answer, reply, respond

usage: answer back

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