repartee


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
See: answer, reply
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
This book is, after all, about grim reapers, so plenty of people die, including major characters, but for the most part, the repartee, the jokes, and the breezy style keep things from being too, well, grim.
With a set heavy on tracks from their brilliant new album - the powerful Hold Back The Night and These Days Are Mine bringing out the biggest crowd reaction - Bramwell punctuated performances with wit and repartee, often with a glint in his eye and tongue in cheek.
With a set heavy on tracks from their brilliant new album, Bramwell punctuated performances with wit and repartee, often with a glint in his eye and tongue in cheek.
SO it's neither his witty repartee nor cerebral clout Jordan finds so stimulating in Leandro Penna.
Robinson said he would prefer a high-school or college-style debate where the candidates speak alternately, not a forum-style debate where candidates have more opportunity for interaction and repartee.
Far removed from the rat-atat repartee of a scripted TV procedural, the absorbing and provocative docu "Scenes of a Crime" deploys some 10 videotaped hours of intense and often bizarre interrogation footage to document a seemingly routine police investigation spinning absurdly out of hand.
Nokes' Johnson is the familiar character we all know - scruffy and shambolic in appearance, the master of wit, repartee and argument, the High Tory who opposed slavery (and hired a Negro servant who was the chief beneficiary in his will) and the rebellious Americans (in large part because of it), the devout High Churchman who was extraordinarily charitable, the man who did more than anyone else to establish the English language which some of us still use.
Connor (vocals) and Needle (piano and vocals) infuse the revue with patter and repartee.
It's not as if decisions at the Supreme Court hang or fall on clever oral repartee.
I spent all my working life office based and had plenty of laughs, engaging in repartee with colleagues, but if I had encountered a manager who carried on as he did in that 'comedy' series, I would have thought I had joined a madhouse.
Also on our website, you'll be sure to find a rip-roaring repartee arising out of this issue's observations on the recent York University strike.
The result is that the story can be enjoyed as a simple adventure as well as for its tongue-in-cheek word repartee that is reminiscent of Lewis Carroll and Edward Lear.