Definition of surrejoinder in English:

surrejoinder

noun

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

    • ‘In our examination of the voluminous pleas, replications, rejoinders, and surrejoinders, we have been unable to find any other, either tendered or accepted.’
    • ‘In its surrejoinder the defendant recalls that the charges against the complainant have been proved.’
    • ‘In its surrejoinders the Organisation reiterates its objections to receivability.’
    • ‘Each of these objections, rebuttals, rejoinders, and surrejoinders is in itself admirable, and does infinite credit to the acuteness and candour of the author.’
    refutation, denial, disproving, counter-argument, countering, invalidation, negation, contradiction
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Origin

Mid 16th century: from sur- ‘in addition’+ rejoinder.

Pronunciation

surrejoinder

/ˌsərəˈjoindər/