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English definition of “banter”

banter

verb [I]     /ˈbæn.tər/ US  /-t̬ɚ/
to talk to someone in a friendly and humorous way: He stood around bantering with his colleagues.Informal talking and conversation bantering     /-ɪŋ/ adjective I grew weary of his bantering style of conversation.Informal talking and conversation
(Definition of banter verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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