Today’s Word: banter

April 21, 2017 =========

☆  banter  ひやかし


Banter is a teasing or joking conversation that is amusing and friendly. It can be a noun or a verb. For example, as a noun, “I could hear a lot of laughter and banter coming from inside the house.”

Or it can be a verb, and when you banter with someone, you tease them or joke with them in an amusing, friendly way. For example, “She bantered with the host for a while when she arrived at the party.”

Have you ever heard of this word? Can you use it as a noun or verb in a sentence?