It passes from badinage into personalities and recriminations.
As a smile dimpled its way into her cheeks, he tired of the badinage.
And she had ignored it, taking it as badinage, and he had been too weak to brand it truth.
But I had no mind for badinage, and I turned my face from him sullenly.
"Killing them off" was a matter of badinage with the courtiers.
I felt that ...