Definition of Badinage

1. Noun. Frivolous banter.

Generic synonyms: Backchat, Banter, Give-and-take, Raillery



Definition of Badinage

1. n. Playful raillery; banter.

Definition of Badinage

1. Noun. Playful raillery; banter. ¹

2. Verb. To engage in badinage or playful banter. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Badinage

1. to banter [v -NAGED, -NAGING, -NAGES] - See also: banter

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Badinage

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badger skunk
badgered
badgerer
badgerers
badgering
badgerlike
badgerly
badgers
badges
badging
badiaga
badian
badigeon
badigeons
badinage (current term)
badinaged
badinages
badinaging
badinerie
badineries
badious
badland
badly
badly-off
badly off
badman
badmash
badmashes
badmen

Literary usage of Badinage

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1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1861)
"It is one of the most agreeable books I ever read, abounding in Wit, fancy, and delicate badinage ; and, what is remarkable in a poet of that age, ..."

2. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1836)
"But badinage apart : we trust that the next attempt of our author will relate to present times, and that the changes in the political or social system of ..."

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