meaning of bantering

bantering meaning in General Dictionary

cleverly amusing in tone

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bantering meaning in General Dictionary

(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Banter

Sentence Examples with the word bantering

But when they had convinced themselves that this man in the white hat was doing no harm, but either sat quietly on the slope of the trench with a shy smile or, politely making way for the soldiers, paced up and down the battery under fire as calmly as if he were on a boulevard, their feeling of hostile distrust gradually began to change into a kindly and bantering sympathy, such as soldiers feel for their dogs, cocks, goats, and in general for the animals that live with the regiment.

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