Definition of surrebutter in English:

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surrebutter

Pronunciation: /ˌsərəˈbədər/

noun

Law , archaic
A plaintiff’s reply to the defendant’s rebutter.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

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

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Syllabification: sur·re·but·ter

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