persiflage

[ pur-suh-flahzh, pair- ]SEE DEFINITION OF persiflage

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PERSIFLAGE

I asked in a tone of persiflage, as I took a step towards them.

"Come on," said Berwick, paying no attention to Jim's persiflage.

She looked at him through his persiflage wistfully, searchingly.

Say, they made a great team, them two, when it came to exchangin' persiflage.

She was tall, beautiful, lively, gracious and learned in persiflage.

No one spoke for a moment, and even von Brning had no persiflage ready.

Oh, but I prefer that so much to persiflage, said Adrienne, with her tranquillity.

Then the tone of banter, of irony, almost of persiflage, is discouraging.

No matter how happy you should be, I should always want you to keep that tone of persiflage.

Florida listened to his persiflage with an air of sad distraction.

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