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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

or

esprit d'escalier

play \-prē-des-\

Origin and Etymology of esprit de l'escalier

French


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