Definitions For Riposte


  • (fencing) a counterattack made immediately after successfully parrying the opponents lunge
  • A quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)
  • A quick and clever reply


  • Answer back
  • Make a return thrust

Is Riposte a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Riposte is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Riposte in a Sentence

  • He's known for having a brilliant riposte to nearly any insult

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