Retorter \Re*tort"er\, n. One who retorts. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • retorter — See retort1. * * * …   Universalium

  • retorter — n. one who gives an incisive reply; retaliator, reciprocator; one who replies to an argument with a contrary claim …   English contemporary dictionary

  • retorter — re·tort·er …   English syllables

  • retorter — ]d.ə(r) noun ( s) : one that retorts …   Useful english dictionary

  • retort — retort1 retorter, n. /ri tawrt /, v.t. 1. to reply to, usually in a sharp or retaliatory way; reply in kind to. 2. to return (an accusation, epithet, etc.) upon the person uttering it. 3. to answer (an argument or the like) by another to the… …   Universalium

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