Translation of "banter" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

banter

noun [ U ] uk /ˈbæn.tər/ us /ˈbæn.t̬ɚ/

conversation that is funny and not serious

开玩笑,逗乐
He considered himself a master of witty banter. 他认为自己是风趣幽默的玩笑大王。
verb [ I ] uk /ˈbæn.tər/ us /ˈbæn.t̬ɚ/

to talk to someone in a friendly and humorous way

(善意地)取笑,逗弄
He stood around bantering with his colleagues. 他转来转去,与同事们打趣逗乐。
bantering adjective uk /ˈbæn.tə.rɪŋ/ us /ˈbæn.t̬ɚ.ɪŋ/

I grew weary of his bantering style of conversation. 我厌倦了他耍贫逗乐的讲话方式。

(Translation of “banter” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)