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badinage

bad·i·nage

badinage

 
pronunciation:
bae d nazh [or] bae d nihj
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: playful conversation marked by joking or teasing; banter.
similar words:
banter, persiflage
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: badinaged, badinages, badinaging
definition: to joke with or tease in a lighthearted way.
similar words:
banter