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Definition of Repartee


  1. A smart, ready, and witty reply.
  2. To make smart and witty replies.

Repartee Quotations

Silence is the unbearable repartee.
Alexander Theroux

If we ever established contact with intelligent life on another world, there would be barriers to communication. First, they would be many light years away, so signals would take many years to reach them: there would be no scope for quick repartee. There might be an IQ gap.
Martin Rees

Repartee is something we think of twenty-four hours too late.
Mark Twain

Violence is the repartee of the illiterate.
Alan Brien

One of the great things about the 'Iron Man' franchise is that they employ fascinating actors who don't necessarily do action movies. Before 'Iron Man' you didn't associate Robert Downey, Jr. and Gwyneth Paltrow with those kinds of films. There's an emphasis on repartee and wit.
Rebecca Hall
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Repartee Translations

repartee in German is Schlagfertigkeit
repartee in Swedish is kvick replik
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