repleader

noun
re·​plead·​er | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈplē-dər How to pronounce repleader (audio) \

Definition of repleader

1 : a second legal pleading
2 : the right of pleading again granted usually when the issue raised is immaterial or insufficient

First Known Use of repleader

1648, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for repleader

replead to plead again + -er (as in misnomer)

Learn More About repleader

Time Traveler for repleader

Time Traveler

The first known use of repleader was in 1648

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near repleader

replead

repleader

repledge

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for repleader

Cite this Entry

“Repleader.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/repleader. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name That Food

  • a-light
  • Name these cookies!
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!