counterblast

[ koun-ter-blast, -blahst ]

noun
  1. an unrestrained and vigorously powerful response to an attacking statement.

Origin of counterblast

1
First recorded in 1560–70; counter- + blast

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British Dictionary definitions for counterblast

counterblast

/ (ˈkaʊntəˌblɑːst) /


noun
  1. an aggressive response to a verbal attack

  2. a blast that counteracts another

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