/ repərtiː /
Množina reči repartee je repartees.
ETYM French repartie, from repartir to reply, depart again; pref. re- re- partir to part, depart. Related to Part.
1. Adroitness and cleverness in reply.
2. A quick and witty reply; a succession or interchange of clever retorts; amusing and usually light sparring with words.
3. Adroitness and cleverness in reply; skill in repartee.