Synonyms for banterer
- life of the party
- practical joker
- standup comic
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BANTERER
He was too much a banterer himself to miss the undercurrent of raillery.
He was too keen a banterer himself not to appreciate this gift in the poet.
Madame was fast losing patience, a grave mistake when one is dealing with a banterer.
He regained his health, as thorough a banterer as before, thinking life beautiful, and not seeing why it should not last for ever.
1670s, origin uncertain; said by Swift to be a word from London street slang. Related: Bantered; bantering. The noun is from 1680s.