n. retort; comeback; answer to a reply
When someone has been rude to me, I find it particularly satisfying to come up with a quick rejoinder.
Sentence in Classic:
Feeling probably that the conversation was taking a tone too serious for a drawing room, Vronsky made no rejoinder, but by way of trying to change the conversation, he smiled brightly, and turned to the ladies.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
His son made no rejoinder, but it was evident that whatever arguments were presented he was as little able as his father to change his opinion.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He looked compassionately at Balashev, and as soon as the latter tried to make some rejoinder hastily interrupted him.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Miss Lavinia was going on to make some rejoinder, when Miss Clarissa, who appeared to be incessantly beset by a desire to refer to her brother Francis, struck in again:.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
And all the infant paupers might have chorussed the rejoinder with great propriety, if they had heard it.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
She realized now that though he had infuriated her with his malicious comments and roused her to heated rejoinders, he had done it because he cared what she did and said.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context