Word of the Day – Apr. 1 – Riposte

Filed under: Dee Dee |

Noun: Riposte  (rih-POHST)

Definition:

1. A fencer’s quick return thrust following at parry.

2. A retaliatory verbal retort.

3. A retaliatory maneuver or measure.

Sample sentence: John would always greet his best friend Gary with a remark about his thinning hair, to which Gary would come back with a riposte about John’s golf game.

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