Definitions of parry
v. t. - To ward off; to stop, or to turn aside; as, to parry a thrust, a blow, or anything that means or threatens harm. 2
v. t. - To avoid; to shift or put off; to evade. 2
v. i. - To ward off, evade, or turn aside something, as a blow, argument, etc. 2
n. - A warding off of a thrust or blow, as in sword and bayonet exercises or in boxing; hence, figuratively, a defensive movement in debate or other intellectual encounter. 2
The word "parry" uses 5 letters: A P R R Y.
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