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repartee

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of repartee

  1. 1 a quick witty response that repartee to the reporter's question drew laughs from the bystanders Synonyms comeback, retort, riposteRelated Words squelch; back talk; crack, quip, sally, wisecrack, witticism, zinger; cut, insult, put-down

  2. 2 good-natured teasing or exchanging of clever remarks I wish we weren't many miles apart, as repartee is harder to do with text messaging Synonyms backchat, badinage, chaff, give-and-take, jesting, joshing, persiflage, raillery, banterRelated Words barb, crack, dig, gag, gambit, jest, joke, laugh, pleasantry, quip, sally, waggery, wisecrack, witticism; drollness, facetiousness, funniness, hilariousness, humorousness, richness; fooling, kidding, mocking, razzing, ribbing, ridiculing; humor, wit, wordplay; nothings; chatter, chitchat, gossip, small talk

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