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Meaning of BADINAGE

Pronunciation:  `bad'nâzh

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  frivolous banter
 

BADINAGE is a 8 letter word that starts with B.

 

 See Also: backchat, banter, give-and-take, raillery

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ba`di`nage"\, n. [F., fr. badiner to joke, OF. to
trifle, be silly, fr. badin silly.]
Playful raillery; banter. ``He . . . indulged himself only in
an elegant badinage.'' --Warburton.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: backchat, banter, chaff, chaffing, exchange, fooling, fooling around, give-and-take, good-natured banter, harmless teasing, jape, jest, jive, joke, josh, joshing, kidding, kidding around, persiflage, pleasantry, raillery, rallying, repartee, ridicule, sport, twit
 

 

 

 

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