Definition of surrebutter in English:


Syllabification: sur·re·but·ter
Pronunciation: /ˌsərəˈbətər


Law , • archaic
  • A plaintiff’s reply to the defendant’s rebutter.
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    • In the debates, the candidates will be allowed two-minute responses, 90-second rebuttals and 60-second surrebutters at the discretion of the moderator.
    • Yates’ lawyers are sure to play more excerpts of her videotaped interviews for their surrebutters.


late 16th century: from sur-1 'in addition' + rebutter, on the pattern of surrejoinder.

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