Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun banter

1 sense of banter

Sense 1
banter, raillery, give-and-take, backchat -- (light teasing repartee)
       => repartee -- (adroitness and cleverness in reply)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb banter

1 sense of banter

Sense 1
kid, chaff, jolly, josh, banter -- (be silly or tease one another; "After we relaxed, we just kidded around")
       => tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally, ride -- (harass with persistent criticism or carping; "The children teased the new teacher"; "Don't ride me so hard over my failure"; "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie")

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