The definition of banter is a playful conversation.(noun)
Two people joking in a bar about which is the better football team is an example of banter.
Banter is defined as teasing or joking with someone in a friendly way.(verb)
The way a musician speaks to their audience between songs is an example of banter.
See banter in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: 17th-c. slang < ?
See banter in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Origin unknown.
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