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  • n  light teasing repartee
  • v  be silly or tease one another

  • Sarah was not amused with the flirty banter of John.
  • Kate concealed her plans with this banter: "I may go out by submarine to escape being followed by you".
  • Slickly created and cast by pros, TRW placed seven 18-to-25-year-olds from diverse backgrounds in a house of its choosing for at least a dozen shows' worth of provocative banter.
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  • Craig Kieswetter in
    It was good to get a win and good to get a nice start at the top with Straussy,Kieswetter said. "We batted nicely together, got a good bit of banter going and I thought we dovetailed quite well together. We'd like to think we can (continue...
  • John Barrowman in
    I apologise for any offence I have caused. I was joining in the light-hearted and fun banter of the show and went too far. I was wrong to do this and it will never happen again,Barrowman added. "I really appreciate the great support I have...
  • Mark Selby in
    Asked about the fluke, Selby added on BBC2: "I couldn't believe it happened. I said to Mark 'I can't believe you left me that'. There was great banter out there."

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