from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A thrust given in return after parrying a lunge.
- n. A quick and usually witty response to a taunt.
- n. An answer or reply, rapidly uttered, in response to a question or problem.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. In fencing, a return thrust after a parry.
- n. A quick and sharp refort; a repartee.
We must find the appropriate ripost to what will seem like a challenge not only to the West, but to the world.
Frank was also known as "the velvet needle," the master of the subtle put-down and damn-with-faint-praise ripost.
Mandras could not have known that this was because 'This is my sector' was the standard ripost of his mentor when confronted with his double-dealings, his dishonesty, and his barbarity.
But from the gloom came a little laugh to answer him, and his angry lunge was foiled by an enveloping movement that ended in a ripost.
The _citoyen_ Blaise, though a far less well-read man, replied without hesitation with Richemond's ripost:
This was designed as a triumphant ripost to the Feast of Reason, which Chaumette and his friends had celebrated in the winter.
But Lancers are usually no match against other cavalry, who can parry and ripost before the lance can resume the guard.
Can you guys do a ripost to this rundown of the content?
In an clear ripost to these comments, Miss Rose told the High Court: 'Regrettably, it is a matter of very great concern that members of the Saunders family have made statements to the Press purporting to describe the contents of the video evidence.
As a ripost to Laura’s inexcusable observation it was more than inadequate.