banteringly banteringly


  • (adv) in a bantering fashion


  1. Uncle Anthony, in a graceful little speech in comment, was indulgent with nephew John's maiden effort, but added banteringly: "At the same time, I cannot tell him that I enjoyed .
  2. At Nonohay, state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, natives and their families danced rustically last week; banteringly told one Lieut.
  3. This time the President, obviously delighted by the boy's recovery, told him banteringly: "You didn't pay me much mind when I came to see you last October.
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adulterate adulterate
/ə ˈdəl tə ˌreɪt /