Banterer - definition of banterer by The Free Dictionary
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Good-humored, playful, or teasing conversation.
v. ban·tered, ban·ter·ing, ban·ters
To engage in banter: bantered with her colleagues during a coffee break.
To speak to in a playful or teasing way: "She laughed and bantered him a little, remembering too late that she should have been dignified and reserved" (Kate Chopin).
References in classic literature
But you are afraid, just as any of us would be, to go out there naked, armed only with a knife and a piece of rope," said the banterer
Indeed, sir," answered Jones, "I scorn the character of a banterer
Since Gascoigne was left out of Glenn Hoddle's World Cup plans two years ago, his absence has been mourned not only as a midfield playmaker but as a banterer