bantering

[ ban-ter ]SEE DEFINITION OF bantering

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BANTERING

Now and then, he laughed in a merry way, as if he were bantering her out of something.

This bantering is most pointed if we assume that Rosaline was dark rather than fair.

But when the last case had been taken out, Max dropped his bantering manner.

Gilbert's voice had changed from its bantering note to a note of resolve.

She laughed with an affectionate air, and spoke to him in a friendly, bantering way.

Then he dropped the easy, bantering manner with a suddenness that was startling.

Hippias, catching the words, exclaimed in a bantering tone: What!

She was cross and out of temper, and bore my bantering badly.

"With the child," said Lingard, disregarding the bantering tone.

Then he turned to me with a bantering, quizzical light in his eyes.

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