adverb see banter I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • banteringly — adverb in a bantering fashion he spoke to her banteringly • Syn: ↑tongue in cheek • Derived from adjective: ↑bantering …   Useful english dictionary

  • banteringly — See banterer. * * * …   Universalium

  • banteringly — adverb In a bantering manner. 1954, , , translated into English by Rosemary Edmonds …   Wiktionary

  • banteringly — adv. jokingly, in a humorous manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • banteringly — ban·ter·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • tongue-in-cheek — I adjective cleverly amusing in tone (Freq. 2) a bantering tone facetious remarks tongue in cheek advice • Syn: ↑bantering, ↑facetious …   Useful english dictionary

  • bandy — I. verb (bandied; bandying) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1577 transitive verb 1. to bat (as a tennis ball) to and fro 2. a. to toss from side to side or pass about from one to another often in a careless or inappropriate manner b. exchange; …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • banter — I. verb Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1676 transitive verb 1. to speak to or address in a witty and teasing manner 2. archaic delude 3. chiefly Southern & Midland challenge intransitive verb to …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • O. Douglas — Anna Masterton Buchan Born 1877 Pathhead Scotland Died 1948 Pen name O. Douglas Occupation Novelist Nationality Scottish …   Wikipedia

  • banter — banterer, n. banteringly, adv. /ban teuhr/, n. 1. an exchange of light, playful, teasing remarks; good natured raillery. v.t. 2. to address with banter; chaff. v.i. 3. to use banter. [1660 70; orig. uncert.] Syn. 1. badinage, joking, jesting,… …   Universalium

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