Definition of surrejoinder in English:


Syllabification: sur·re·join·der
Pronunciation: /ˌsərəˈjoindər


Law , • archaic
  • A plaintiff’s reply to the defendant’s rejoinder.
    More example sentences
    • In its surrejoinder the defendant recalls that the charges against the complainant have been proved.
    • In its surrejoinders the Organisation reiterates its objections to receivability.
    • Each of these objections, rebuttals, rejoinders, and surrejoinders is in itself admirable, and does infinite credit to the acuteness and candour of the author.


mid 16th century: from sur-1 'in addition' + rejoinder.

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