Repartee

Repartee

  • (noun) conversation or speech characterized by quick, witty comments or replies. “he had a quick mind and a splendid gift of repartee”

Repartee meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • रसिकोत्तर, सरसोत्तर, मसखरापन का जवाब, शीघ्र चातुर्य पूर्ण उत्तर, हाजिर जवाबी, क्षिप्र उत्तर, व्यंग्य उक्ति

Repartee origin

  • mid 17th century: from French repartie ‘replied promptly’, feminine past participle of repartir, from re‘again’ + partir ‘set off’.

Repartee in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Patna, Mar 17 The presence of Lalu Prasad, known for his witty repartee and rustic mannerism, which made campaigning a lively affair, …
  • As with other quaffable novels that suggest endless parties and rapid repartee, high-polish beauties and dark underbellies, Killing Time is …
  • Witty repartee still features in Parliament. But does it persuade anymore?
  • PM Imran Khan, Sheikh Rashid engage in witty repartee
  • M Karunanidhi: For the master of repartee, wit was sharpest weapon

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Repartee 

  • The students gave a clever reply to the warden to party again in the hostel.
  • REPARTEE, rhymes with party, so think of the party men, i.e. the politicians who are known for giving a CLEVER REPLY when interviewed.

Repartee pronunciation

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