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.