What is the repartee in response to?
February 21, 2013 12:39 AM Subscribe
If the repartee is a quick, witty response, what would you call the "opener" that it's responding to?
I'm thinking along the lines of witty banter that invites a romantic/sexy response rather than verbal smackdowns or Dorothy Parkerisms, something like a "come-on" but implying wit and intrigue.
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