rebutter

1 of 2

noun (1)

re·​but·​ter ri-ˈbə-tər How to pronounce rebutter (audio)
: the answer of a defendant in matter of fact to a plaintiff's surrejoinder

rebutter

2 of 2

noun (2)

: one that rebuts

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

Anglo-French rebuter, reboter, from reboter, verb

First Known Use

Noun (1)

1540, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1794, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rebutter was in 1540

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Cite this Entry

“Rebutter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rebutter. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

Legal Definition

rebutter

1 of 2 noun
re·​but·​ter
: the answer of a defendant in matter of fact to a plaintiff's surrejoinder

rebutter

2 of 2 noun
: one that rebuts

History and Etymology for rebutter

Noun

Anglo-French reboter, from reboter to rebut

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