Definition of Bantering

1. Adjective. Cleverly amusing in tone. "Tongue-in-cheek advice"

Exact synonyms: Facetious, Tongue-in-cheek
Similar to: Humorous, Humourous
Derivative terms: Facetiousness



Definition of Bantering

1. Noun. teasing ¹

2. Noun. joking ¹

3. Noun. jesting ¹

4. Verb. (present participle of banter) ¹

5. Adjective. That teases ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bantering

1. banter [v] - See also: banter

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bantering

banstickle
banstickles
bansuri
bant
bantam
bantams
bantamweight
bantamweights
banted
banteng
bantengs
banter
bantered
banterer
banterers
bantering (current term)
banteringly
banterings
banters
bantery
banties
banting
bantings
bantling
bantlings
bants
bantus
bantustan
bantustans
banty

Literary usage of Bantering

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Anti-Methodist Publications Issued During the Eighteenth Century by Richard Green (1902)
"Another of " these malignant productions professed to have for its author the most notorious quack of the age, Dr. Rock. The purport of this bantering tract ..."

2. The Mysteries of the Court of London by George William MacArthur Reynolds (1864)
"... soft and musical, was playfully bantering and full of good-humoured archness. "Of what was I thinking, dearest? ..."

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