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Bander vs. Banter

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Bandernoun

(birdwatching) Someone who bands birds

Banternoun

Good-humoured, playful, typically spontaneous conversation.

Bandernoun

A device for putting metal bands around crates.

Banterverb

(intransitive) To engage in banter or playful conversation.

Bandernoun

One banded with others.

Banterverb

(intransitive) To play or do something amusing.

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Bander

Bander is both a given name and a surname.

Banterverb

(transitive) To tease (someone) mildly.

Banterverb

(transitive) To joke about; to ridicule (a trait, habit, etc.).

Banterverb

(transitive) To delude or trick; to play a prank upon.

Banterverb

To challenge to a match.

Banterverb

To address playful good-natured ridicule to, - the person addressed, or something pertaining to him, being the subject of the jesting; to rally; as, he bantered me about my credulity.

‘Hag-ridden by my own fancy all night, and then bantered on my haggard looks the next day.’;

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Banterverb

To jest about; to ridicule in speaking of, as some trait, habit, characteristic, and the like.

‘If they banter your regularity, order, and love of study, banter in return their neglect of them.’;

Banterverb

To delude or trick, - esp. by way of jest.

‘We diverted ourselves with bantering several poor scholars with hopes of being at least his lordship's chaplain.’;

Banterverb

To challenge or defy to a match.

Banternoun

The act of bantering; joking or jesting; humorous or good-humored raillery; pleasantry.

‘Part banter, part affection.’;

Banternoun

light teasing repartee

Banterverb

be silly or tease one another;

‘After we relaxed, we just kidded around’;

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Banternoun

the playful and friendly exchange of teasing remarks

‘there was much good-natured banter’;

Banterverb

exchange remarks in a good-humoured teasing way

‘the men bantered with the waitresses’;

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