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synonyms for repartee

  • banter
  • pleasantry
  • rejoinder
  • retort
  • sarcasm
  • wordplay
  • answer
  • badinage
  • comeback
  • humor
  • irony
  • persiflage
  • quip
  • raillery
  • reply
  • response
  • riposte
  • sally
  • satire
  • wit
  • witticism
  • wittiness
  • bon mot
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antonyms for repartee

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  • question
  • request
  • seriousness
  • argument
  • disagreement
  • fight
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How to use repartee in a sentence

Often, the “meet cute” is adorable and the lovers’ repartee is charming.
HULU’S ‘HAPPIEST SEASON’ PROVIDES QUEER HOLIDAY CHEERKATHI WOLFEDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Her movements were free, her figure dainty and her repartee, below her mask, more than usually piquant.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
He who is of so lofty a rank as to be above repartee, ought never to joke in a racy kind of way.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
Youll find me a different sort day after to-morrow—right there with the repartee and the jollying stuff.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
Both were maudlin drunk and each was trying to impress the other with his wisdom, his repartee and boldness.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
Mr. Villet cheered them on by his gusto of every repartee; and John Dana set his seal of confirmation upon each profound remark.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
Such forced sentences are only half truths, or they are a bit of cheap repartee.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
He exhibits singular quickness at repartee; he is fond of a joke, and will give and take with the keenest sense of enjoyment.
THE BAY STATE MONTHLY, VOL. II, NO. 6, MARCH, 1885VARIOUS
The three ladies were in high spirits and prompt at repartee.
THE CHILD OF PLEASUREGABRIELE D'ANNUNZIO
"I think we can show results without the club," interposed Mayo, with mild intent to smooth the tone of this repartee.
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