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badinage

noun ba·di·nage \ˌba-də-ˈnäzh\

Definition of BADINAGE

:  playful repartee :  banter

Examples of BADINAGE

  1. <the sophisticated badinage of the characters in plays by Oscar Wilde>

Origin of BADINAGE

French
First Known Use: circa 1658

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