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rapier

noun [C] uk   /ˈreɪ.pi.ər/ us    //
a sword with a long, thin blade

rapier

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈreɪ.pi.ər/ us    //
used to describe humour or a remark that is extremely clever and funny: He is renowned for his rapier(-like) wit.
Translations of “rapier”
in Spanish estoque…
in French rapière…
in German das Rapier…
in Chinese (Traditional) (一種鋒利的)長劍…
in Chinese (Simplified) (一种锋利的)长剑…
(Definition of rapier from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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