- The definition of banter is a playful conversation.
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.
The way a musician speaks to their audience between songs is an example of banter.
Banter between two friends.
banter definition by Webster's New World
Origin: 17th-c. slang ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
banter definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Origin unknown.
- banˈter·er noun
- banˈter·ing·ly adverb