This is so true that debts are, in pleasantry, spoken of as a sign of a nation's progress.
This reads like pleasantry, but it deals with serious things.
At this pleasantry the train laughed, so that their irons clanked more than ever.
Be it so; but I must tell you I see neither wit nor humour in your kind of pleasantry.
He indulged but rarely in pleasantry; but when anything of the kind escaped him, it was sure to tell.
That is the way people of his constitution are apt to take a bit of pleasantry.
With all the pungency, and nearly all the pleasantry of hers, it has less of spontaneous volubility.
Rupert now saw he had gone too far, and passed off the thing as a pleasantry.
She sought to detain them for a little talk and some pleasantry.
Chicken Little was too intent on her own ideas to notice his pleasantry.