Definition of rapierlike in English:
(Especially of speech or intelligence) very quick and incisive: rapierlike wit
More example sentences
- The Italian, though, refused to lie down, breaking again for a 4-1 lead with a rapier-like crosscourt backhand.
- Students delivered several rapier-like thrusts of logic that impressed the panels of judges, made up of eminent scientists, artists, philosophers and captains of industry.
- "The whole operation had a rapier-like thrust which could not possibly have been the inspiration of a sick, weary Prime Minister; nor was it his style."
Definition of rapierlike in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan