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Definition of "parrying" [parrying]

  • Present participle of parry. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "parrying" in a sentence
  • "He has done well in parrying political attacks, first from his fellow Democratic rivals, and now from his Republican opponent."
  • "To hack, and then get the blade back into position for parrying is very difficult and slow."
  • "In view of the Major's terrible temper, this quarrel, mind you, had not the importance which it otherwise would have had; and we all flattered ourselves that we had well succeeded in parrying the coroner's questions."