Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who refutes or rebuts.
  • noun Law A defendant's pleading in response to a plaintiff's surrejoinder.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Law) The answer of a defendant in matter of fact to a plaintiff's surrejoinder.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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

Etymologies

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re- +‎ butter

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

rebut +‎ -er

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