Conversation or speech characterized by quick, witty comments or replies.
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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.
mid 17th century: from French repartie 'replied promptly', feminine past participle of repartir, from re- 'again' + partir 'divide, depart'.