sur·​re·​join·​der ˌsər-(r)i-ˈjȯin-dər How to pronounce surrejoinder (audio)
: the reply in common law pleading of a plaintiff to a defendant's rejoinder

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1543, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of surrejoinder was circa 1543

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“Surrejoinder.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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sur·​re·​join·​der ˌsər-ri-ˈjȯin-dər How to pronounce surrejoinder (audio)
: an answer to a rejoinder
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