Share this entry

riposte

Synonyms of riposte in English:

noun

  • his mother forestalled his indignant riposte by replacing the receiver
    retort, counter, rejoinder, sally, return, retaliation, answer, reply, response
    informal comeback
  • verb

    Back to top  
  • ‘And heaven help you,’ riposted Sally
    retort, counter, rejoin, return, retaliate, hurl back, fling back, snap back, answer, reply, respond, say in response;
    round on someone, come back
  • Definition of riposte in:

    Share this entry

     

    What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

    Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources