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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Frivolous banter.

Usage examples (32)
  • Their splenetic badinage is one of the brightest threads in this book
  • I stipulate that this sounded idiotic, but when you are facing a large and menacing Viking, badinage is the first casualty.
  • The badinage is the young man's defect in art; the brag is his defect in nature.
  • But instead of joining what Charmian termed the badinage, the psychoanalysts remained aloof. for more
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