bad·i·nage || 'bædɪnɑːʒ n. good natured banter; joking v. joke, jest

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • badinage — /bad n ahzh , bad n ij/, n., v., badinaged, badinaging. n. 1. light, playful banter or raillery. v.t. 2. to banter with or tease (someone) playfully. [1650 60; < F, equiv. to badin(er) to joke, trifle (v. deriv. of badin joker, banterer < OPr:… …   Universalium

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