Banter meaning

băntər
(intransitive) To play or do something amusing.
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To joke about; to ridicule (a trait, habit, etc.).
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Good-humored, playful, or teasing conversation.
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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.

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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.

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To delude or trick; to play a prank upon.
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To engage in banter.

Bantered with her colleagues during a coffee break.

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To speak to in a playful or teasing way.
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To tease or make fun of in a playful, good-natured way.
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To exchange banter (with someone)
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Good-natured teasing, ridicule, or joking.
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Good-humoured, playful, typically spontaneous conversation.

It seemed like I'd have to listen to her playful banter for hours.

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(intransitive) To engage in banter or playful conversation.
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To tease (someone) mildly.
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(US, Southern and Western, colloquial) To challenge to a match.
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Origin of banter

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • The origin is unknown.

    From Wiktionary