banter

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Synonyms for banter

Synonyms for banter

good-natured teasing

to tease or mock good-humoredly

Synonyms for banter

light teasing repartee

be silly or tease one another

References in classic literature ?
There is your opportunity, Monsieur Tarzan," bantered the Frenchman.
None of them bantered her gaily to coquettish interchanges of wit.
Paul and Lloyd allowed themselves to be bantered into making the descent together.
I think it's very cruel of you to laugh, George," she said, looking particularly unhappy; but George only laughed the more at her piteous and discomfited mien, persisted in thinking the joke a most diverting one, and when Miss Sharp came downstairs, bantered her with a great deal of liveliness upon the effect of her charms on the fat civilian.
It ran up a great deal farther; the sister scolded, Robin rallied and bantered, but poor Betty lost ground by it extremely in the family.