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raillery

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noun rail·lery \ˈrā-lə-rē\

Simple Definition of raillery

  • : friendly joking about or with somebody

Full Definition of raillery

plural rail·ler·ies

  1. 1 :  good-natured ridicule :  banter

  2. 2 :  jest

Examples of raillery

  1. <Luke had to put up with a lot of raillery from his sister the first time he asked a girl for a date.>



Origin of raillery

French raillerie, from Middle French, from railler to mock


First Known Use: 1653


RAILLERY Defined for Kids

raillery

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noun rail·lery \ˈrā-lə-rē\

Definition of raillery

  1. :  an act or instance of making fun of someone in a good-natured way





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