A long, slender, two-edged sword with a cuplike hilt, used in the 1500s and 1600s.
A light, sharp-pointed sword lacking a cutting edge and used only for thrusting.
A slender, two-edged sword used chiefly for thrusting.
Rapier is a thin, two-edged sword or speech that is clever.
An example of rapier is a sword.
An example of rapier is a comedian's comebacks.
Origin of rapier
French rapière from Old French (espee) rapiere rapier (sword)