Definitions for badinageˌbæd nˈɑʒ, ˈbæd n ɪdʒ

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word badinage

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bad•i•nageˌbæd nˈɑʒ, ˈbæd n ɪdʒ(n.; v.)-naged, -nag•ing.

  1. (n.)light, playful banter or raillery.

  2. (v.t.)to banter with or tease (someone) playfully.

Origin of badinage:

1650–60; < F, der. of badiner to joke, trifle

Princeton's WordNet

  1. badinage(noun)

    frivolous banter

Wiktionary

  1. badinage(Noun)

    Playful raillery; banter.

  2. badinage(Verb)

    To engage in badinage or playful banter.

  3. Origin: From badinage, from the verb badiner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Badinage(noun)

    playful raillery; banter


Translations for badinage

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

Get even more translations for badinage »

Translation

Find a translation for the badinage definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these badinage definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"badinage." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 24 Apr. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/badinage>.

Are we missing a good definition for badinage?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for badinage: