[noun koun-ter-ri-plahy; verb koun-ter-ri-plahy, koun-ter-ri-plahy]

noun, plural coun·ter·re·plies.

a reply made in response to a reply; rejoinder.

verb (used without object), coun·ter·re·plied, coun·ter·re·ply·ing.

to make a reply in response to a reply.

verb (used with object), coun·ter·re·plied, coun·ter·re·ply·ing.

to reply with (a statement) in response to a reply.

Origin of counterreply Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019