bantering


bantering
Synonyms and related words:
booing, catcalling, chaffing, derisive, derisory, fleering, flippant, fooling, grinning, hazing, hissing, hooting, jeering, jesting, joking, jollying, joshing, kidding, leering, mocking, panning, quizzical, ragging, railing, rallying, razzing, ribbing, ridiculing, roasting, scoffing, smart, smart-alecky, smart-ass, smirking, sneering, snickering, sniggering, snorting, taunting, teasing, twitting

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  • Bantering — Banter Ban ter (b[a^]n t[ e]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bantered} (b[a^]n t[ e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bantering}.] [Prob. corrupted fr. F. badiner to joke, or perh. fr. E. bandy to beat to and fro. See {Badinage}, and cf. {Barter} fr. OF. barater.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bantering — ban|ter|ing [ bæntərıŋ ] adjective if you talk in a bantering way, you are joking or laughing at someone: his humorous, bantering style of interviewing …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bantering — adj. Bantering is used with these nouns: ↑tone …   Collocations dictionary

  • bantering — adjective cleverly amusing in tone a bantering tone facetious remarks tongue in cheek advice • Syn: ↑facetious, ↑tongue in cheek • Similar to: ↑humorous, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bantering — 1. noun a) teasing b) joking 2. adjective That teases …   Wiktionary

  • bantering — adj. teasing, joking, jesting ban·ter || bæntÉ™ n. joking, teasing v. joke, tease, converse in friendly manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bantering facetious tongue-in-cheek witty — humourous humourous adj. same as {humorous}; causing amusement or laughter. [Narrower terms: {bantering, facetious, tongue in cheek, witty ; {boisterous, knockabout, slapstick ; {buffoonish, clownish, zany}; {comic, comical, funny, laughable,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tongue-in-cheek — I adjective cleverly amusing in tone (Freq. 2) a bantering tone facetious remarks tongue in cheek advice • Syn: ↑bantering, ↑facetious …   Useful english dictionary

  • Banter — Ban ter (b[a^]n t[ e]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bantered} (b[a^]n t[ e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bantering}.] [Prob. corrupted fr. F. badiner to joke, or perh. fr. E. bandy to beat to and fro. See {Badinage}, and cf. {Barter} fr. OF. barater.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bantered — Banter Ban ter (b[a^]n t[ e]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bantered} (b[a^]n t[ e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bantering}.] [Prob. corrupted fr. F. badiner to joke, or perh. fr. E. bandy to beat to and fro. See {Badinage}, and cf. {Barter} fr. OF. barater.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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