meaning of badinage

badinage meaning in General Dictionary

Playful raillery banter

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  • frivolous banter
  • Playful raillery; banter.

badinage meaning in Urban Dictionary

The French word for banter.


badinage meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"light railery," 1650s, from French badinage "playfulness, jesting," from badiner (v.) "to jest, joke," from badin "ridiculous, jesting," from Old Proven


badinage meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) Playful raillery; banter.