Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who refutes or rebuts.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who drives back or repulses
  • n. One who makes a rebuttal.
  • n. A rebuttal; the answer of a defendant in matter of fact to a plaintiff's surrejoinder.
  • n. To apply more butter to something.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The answer of a defendant in matter of fact to a plaintiff's surrejoinder.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who rebuts or refutes.
  • n. An act of rebutting; specifically, in law, an answer, such as a defendant makes to a plaintiff's surrejoinder. Compare surrebutter.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a debater who refutes or disproves by offering contrary evidence or argument
  • n. (law) a pleading by the defendant in reply to a plaintiff's surrejoinder

Etymologies

rebut +‎ -er (Wiktionary)
re- +‎ butter (Wiktionary)

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