joking relationship

noun

: an institutionalized relationship of pronounced familiarity between specified relatives widely found in some cultures and involving the exchange of frequently sexually colored banter, jocular insults, and the playing of tricks upon one another compare avoidance sense 5

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“Joking relationship.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/joking%20relationship. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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