countermemo

noun coun·ter·memo \ ˈkau̇n-tər-ˌme-(ˌ)mō \
variants: or counter-memo
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of countermemo

plural countermemos or counter-memos
: a memorandum that challenges, questions, or opposes another
  • The JCS [Joint Chiefs of Staff] wrote an immediate countermemo, disagreeing with almost everything McNamara recommended …
  • —Ann Finkbeiner

First Known Use of countermemo

circa 1908


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