Synonyms for banterer

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ban-ter
Phonetic Transcription : ˈbæn tər

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Définition of banterer

Origin :
  • 1670s, origin uncertain; said by Swift to be a word from London street slang. Related: Bantered; bantering. The noun is from 1680s.
  • As in jester : noun person who jokes, plays jokes
  • As in wit : noun person who is very funny
Example sentences :
  • He was too much a banterer himself to miss the undercurrent of raillery.
  • Extract from : « The Puppet Crown » by Harold MacGrath
  • He was too keen a banterer himself not to appreciate this gift in the poet.
  • Extract from : « The Grey Cloak » by Harold MacGrath
  • Madame was fast losing patience, a grave mistake when one is dealing with a banterer.
  • Extract from : « The Puppet Crown » by Harold MacGrath
  • He regained his health, as thorough a banterer as before, thinking life beautiful, and not seeing why it should not last for ever.
  • Extract from : « L'Assommoir » by Emile Zola

Antonyms for banterer

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