Synonyms and related words:
Parthian shot, affront, aphorism, apothegm, aspersion, atrocity, back answer, barrack, be merry with, bon mot, boutade, brickbat, bright idea, bright thought, brilliant idea, call names, caustic remark, chaff, comeback, conceit, contempt, contumely, crack, crack a joke, crack wise, cut, cut at, cutting remark, deride, derision, despite, dig, dig at, dishonor, disoblige, dump, dump on, enormity, epigram, facetiae, flash of wit, fleer, fleer at, flight of wit, flout, flouting, foolery, fun, gibe at, gibing retort, gird, give offense to, happy thought, heckle, humiliate, humiliation, hurl a brickbat, indignity, injury, insult, jab, jab at, jape, jeer, jeer at, jeering, jest, jibe, jibe at, joke, josh, kid, kid around, leg-pull, make a funny, make fun, make fun of, mock, mockery, mot, nasty crack, offend, offense, outrage, parting shot, persiflage, play of wit, play on words, pleasantry, poke fun at, pooh, pooh-pooh, pun, put down, put-down, put-on, quip, quips and cranks, rag, rail, rail at, raillery, rally, rank out, razz, repartee, retort, revile, rib, ridicule, riposte, rude reproach, sally, scintillate, scintillation, scoff, scoff at, scoffing, scold, scout, scurrility, short answer, slam, slap, slap at, smart crack, smart saying, snappy comeback, sneer, sneer at, sparkle, stroke of wit, swipe, taunt, tease, thrust, treat with indignity, turn of thought, twit, uncomplimentary remark, utter a mot, verbal thrust, wisecrack, witticism

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