Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Turkish translation of “pleasantry”

See all translations

pleasantry

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈplezəntri/
a polite thing that you say when you meet someone
hoş/güzel söz, takılma, lâtife, şaka
[usually plural] They exchanged pleasantries about the weather.Informal talking and conversation
Translations of “pleasantry”
in Chinese (Traditional) 客套話, 打趣的話…
in Russian любезность, вежливое замечание…
in Chinese (Simplified) 客套话, 打趣的话…
in Polish uprzejmość…
(Definition of pleasantry from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “pleasantry” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

derivative

If something is derivative, it is not the result of new ideas, but has been developed from or copies something else.

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More