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persiflage

per·si·flage

persiflage

pronunciation:
puhr s flazh
part of speech: noun
definition 1: playful teasing; banter.
synonyms:
badinage, banter
similar words:
drollery, repartee
definition 2: bantering or frivolous treatment in speech or writing.
synonyms:
bantering
similar words:
frivolity, joshing, kidding, ribbing, teasing