- a person or thing that rebuts
Origin of rebutternoun use of Anglo-French reboter: see rebutLaw a defendant's reply to a plaintiff's surrejoinder
- One who refutes or rebuts.
- Law A defendant's pleading in response to a plaintiff's surrejoinder.
rebut +"Ž -er
(third-person singular simple present rebutters, present participle rebuttering, simple past and past participle rebuttered)
- To apply butter to something again.
re- +"Ž butter
rebutter - Legal Definition
Someone who rebuts; a common law defendant’s pleading in response to the plaintiff’s surrejoinder.