Translation of repartee in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˌrepərˈteɪ; ˌrepɑːˈtiː/


  • 1.1 (conversation) conversación (f), plática (f) we listened to their witty repartee escuchamos su ingenioso intercambio 1.2 (reply) respuesta (f), réplica (f) [frml o liter]
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    • You always seem to have a quick remark or witty repartee.
    • Madcap banter and witty repartee were the way everyone conversed.
    • Vithabai with her quick repartee and imaginative extempore dialogues and a vibrating singing voice brought about many changes in the Tamasha performance repertoire.

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