Definitions for badinageˌbæd nˈɑʒ, ˈbæd n ɪdʒ

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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


  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

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