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banter

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of banter

  1. good-natured teasing or exchanging of clever remarks <members of the Algonquin Round Table were known for their brilliant and witty banter> Synonyms backchat, badinage, chaff, give-and-take, jesting, joshing, persiflage, raillery, repartee Related Words barb, crack, dig, gag, gambit, jest, joke, laugh, pleasantry, quip, sally, waggery, wisecrack, witticism; drollness, facetiousness, funniness, hilariousness, humorousness, richness; fooling, kidding, mocking, razzing, ribbing, ridiculing; humor, wit, wordplay; nothings; chatter, chitchat, gossip, small talk


banter

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of banter

  1. to make jokes <the teacher bantered pleasantly, albeit a bit awkwardly, with the students at the school dance> Synonyms joke, chaff, fool, fun, gag, jape, jest, jive, jolly, josh, kid, quip, wisecrack, yuk (or yuck) [slang]Related Words gibe (or jibe), haze, jeer, mock, rag, rally, razz, rib, ridicule, tease; caricature, lampoon, parody, satirize; amuse, divert, entertain


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