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esprit de l'escalier

foreign term es·prit de l'es·ca·lier \es-prēd-les-kä-lyā\

Definition of ESPRIT DE L'ESCALIER

:  wit of the staircase :  repartee thought of only too late, on the way home

Variants of ESPRIT DE L'ESCALIER

es·prit de l'es·ca·lier or es·prit d'es·ca·lier \-prē-des-\

Origin of ESPRIT DE L'ESCALIER

French

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