counterstroke

noun coun·ter·stroke \ ˈkau̇n-tər-ˌstrōk \
variants: or counter-stroke
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of counterstroke

plural counterstrokes or counter-strokes
:a return stroke :counterblow
  • He said the response wasn't over and the US could take further, covert action—a thinly veiled reference to a counterstroke in cyberspace the US has been considering.
  • News Corp Australia Network

First Known Use of counterstroke

1596


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