from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A work that strongly refutes or criticises another.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a vigorous and unrestrained verbal response.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An opposing blast, literally or figuratively.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a vigorous and unrestrained response
And so blogging found its own answer to the defensive counterblast from the journalistic establishment.
The beard would have been a kind of counterblast to the Rhodes hat.
It was entirely right that in reaction to the letter from 105 Tory MPs attacking the wind farms he should seek to organise a counterblast.
Chavs, despite its provocative title, is a lively, well-reasoned and informative counterblast to the notion that Britain is now more or less a classless society.
You don't hear much these days about moral growth - certainly not in our frenetic, pre-election fever of accusation and counterblast.
It was feminism, it was the humorless temper of the times — and from his home in the great state of Montana, the old trouper issued a counterblast.
Startling and enjoyable and a counterblast to high art.
Thirty-eight years ago the first such letter – a counterblast against the occupation and the war of attrition, sent by pupils in the final year of my secondary school to Golda Meir, the prime minister – caused an uproar.
Cowen has provided a marvelously exuberant counterblast to the wide-spread view that in our philistine, materialist world the arts are going to hell in a handbasket.
You mention my old counterblast to Browning, and you may not like what I am going to say, but I think you might do for New England (at least) what Browning meant but failed to do for the Italian Renaissance.