A quick, sharp return in speech or action; counterstroke: a brilliant riposte to an insult.
Christine O’Donnell made several ripostes during her debate that were spot on. Just shittin’ ya. She’s an absolute moron.
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Modern Language Association (MLA Style)
Riposte. The Effin Word, The Effin Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/riposte. Accessed 4 June 2023.
The Chicago Manual of Style (Chicago Style)
The Effin Word, s.v. riposte, accessed June 4, 2023, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/riposte.
American Psychological Association (APA Style)
The Effin Word. (n.d.). Riposte. In The Effin Word. Retrieved June 4, 2023, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/riposte