Definitions for: Raillery

[n] light teasing repartee

Webster (1913) Definition: Rail"ler*y (r[a^]l"l[~e]r*[y^] or r[=a]l"-; 277), n.
[F. raillerie, fr. railler. See Rail to scoff.]
Pleasantry or slight satire; banter; jesting language;
satirical merriment.

Let raillery be without malice or heat. --B. Jonson.

Studies employed on low objects; the very naming of
them is sufficient to turn them into raillery.

Synonyms: backchat, banter, give-and-take

See Also: badinage, persiflage, repartee

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