Definition of surrebutter in English:

surrebutter

noun

Law
archaic
  • A plaintiff's reply to the defendant's rebutter.

    • ‘In the debates, the candidates will be allowed two-minute responses, 90-second rebuttals and 60-second surrebutters at the discretion of the moderator.’
    • ‘Yates’ lawyers are sure to play more excerpts of her videotaped interviews for their surrebutters.’
    refutation, denial, disproving, counter-argument, countering, invalidation, negation, contradiction
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Origin

Late 16th century: from sur- ‘in addition’ + rebutter, on the pattern of surrejoinder.

Pronunciation

surrebutter

/ˌsərəˈbədər//ˌsərəˈbədər/