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ban·ter

banter

 
 
pronunciation:
baen tr
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition: joking, clever conversation.
There was lots of banter between the characters in the play.
similar words:
kidding
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: banters, bantering, bantered
definition: to carry on banter.
Our parents bantered with us throughout our long plane trip.
synonyms:
jest
similar words:
joke, kid
derivations: banteringly (adv.), banterer (n.)