[ US /ˈbæntɝɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /bˈɑːntəɹɪŋ/ ]
  1. cleverly amusing in tone
    tongue-in-cheek advice
    facetious remarks
    a bantering tone
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How To Use bantering In A Sentence

  • I grew weary of his bantering style of conversation.
  • When Carson died in 2005, McMahon said he was "like a brother to me," and recalled bantering with him on the phone a few months earlier. 'Tonight' Sidekick Ed McMahon Dies at 86
  • Those who scorn to submit to the discipline of religion, scorn to take God's yoke upon them, scorn to be beholden to his grace, who scoff at godliness and godly people, and take a pleasure in bantering and exposing them, God will scorn them, and lay them open to scorn before all the world. Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume III (Job to Song of Solomon)
  • I persuaded my friend to come here to meet you, but he didn't know he was coming to a Church service, Father Ruthvere," she said banteringly. The Eagle And The Nightingale
  • Francis thought of John, generous, bantering, good-hearted to a fault. DARE CALL IT TREASON
  • I could hear the President and Hillary bantering in the background.
  • Carnival ritual" is the main ritual of carnival, which is "Putting on crown and taking off crown banteringly ".
  • Chip's tone was bantering, but the words made their point.
  • However, the EXPECTATION any intelligent discourse from wwallace will result in disappoint and additional frustration, followed by ignorant rhetorical bantering that will only prove their self-serving interests rather than any plausible or factual data to support their claims. Think Progress » McCain: Murtha “Has Become Too Emotional”
  • May 23, 2006, 10: 18 am auto insurance fraud says: auto insurance fraud inquisitively! allegretto bantering gallery digressing The Volokh Conspiracy » Arafat. Godfather of Terror:
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