Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Banter"

The meaning of "Banter" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does What is a banter? Is it similar to a joke? mean?
A: Yes, it's more of an attitude than a joke, it's general 'funny' behaviour or conversations.
'He has good banter' means he is fun to talk to, like you want to laugh and slap him on the back when you're with him.

We always have banter in the office - We always laugh with each other in the office, maybe hide each others pens, play pranks etc.
Q: What does to engage in casual banter mean?
A: To engage in casual banter means to tell jokes (Can be rude but intentionally just for laughs) about another person. (Usually done with friends, and brushed off after, thus this is why it's called 'casual banter'.)
Q: What does "we could keep this banter up for minutes" mean?
A: It means "we could continue to talk like this for minutes."

"Keep up" is a phrasal verb that means continue.

"Banter" means witty or clever conversation.
Q: What does banter mean?
A: it's exchanging friendly comment. teasing in a friendly manner 😁
Q: What does banter mean?
A: To joke with someone

Example sentences using "Banter"

Q: Please show me example sentences with banter .
A: “It’s just a bit of banter, don’t take it too seriously”
Q: Please show me example sentences with banter .
A: Banter (noun)

"During the rugby match there was much good-natured banter between the rival fans"

Banter (verb)
"The punters bantered with the bar staff"
Q: Please show me example sentences with banter.
A: Some example sentences would be:
1. He has a lot of banter with his friend.
2. I had some banter with the lady behind the counter.
3. The man at the bar bantered with the bartender.

Banter = The playful exchange of teasing, good-humoured remarks.
Q: Please show me example sentences with "banter".
A: I have never heard the word "banter" without the modifier "playful." They go hand in glove.

Synonyms of "Banter" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between banter and jest ?
A: When used as nouns, banter means good-humoured, playful, typically spontaneous conversation, whereas jest means an act performed for amusement.
Q: What is the difference between banter and teasing ?
A: Banter is a playful teasing/flirting not meant to be rude or hurtful. Teasing itself can be rude and hurtful.


“You’re hilarious...too bad you’re a dork ;)” this would be banter flirting and calling someone a dork in a nice manner.

“You are such a dork you can’t sit with us”
This is teasing in a hurtful manner.
Q: What is the difference between banter and jest ?
A: "Banter" is a playful back and forth conversation.

"Jest" is a joke or teasing, usually at someone else's expense. It also sounds very old time, and isn't used much anymore. It far more common to just say "joke" indtead
Q: What is the difference between banter and prank ?
A: Banter is verbal, a prank is a practical joke.

Translations of "Banter"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Banter with
これを使って、文章を作りたいです。
I want to banter with my new classmates.

I banters with my childhood friends last night.

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A: Thank you so much 😊
私は  egittler99さんのアドバイスを聞いて、chat を使った方が良さそうだと思いました。
ありがとうございました!
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? What does 'banter' really mean and how do you use it in a sentence?
A: It’s a light-hearted, playful way of talking.
There is too much banter and not enough serious discussion.
There was a lot of political banter going on at the meeting.

Other questions about "Banter"

Q: we had a banter or just banter ?
A: We bantered
Q: Please show me how to pronounce engage in idle banter.
A: I said it in a sentence for clarity: "The couple liked to engage in idle banter."
Q: I just bantered with him Does this sound natural?
A: “Banter” is usually a noun. It can also be used as a verb but not with the suffix -ed as this sounds unnatural. 🙂
Q: is "banter' not used in America?? is it BrE??
A: I personally never use it
Q: What does 'banter' mean? and how to use it?
A: Means 'Playful teasing'

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