verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”
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The passenger next to me, a security consultant for an arms shipment, was convinced I was a spy, offering champagne and banter.Taking to the skies in Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s ‘Wind, Sand and Stars’|Mary Winston Nicklin|April 1, 2021|Washington Post
There’s no nice lunches, no banter among teammates and there’s no fun work trips.‘Chronically understaffed’: Confessions of an agency exec on the cost of online advertising’s Covid growth|Seb Joseph|February 11, 2021|Digiday
Powers’s script lends a fly-on-the-wall appeal to the fictionalized banter among Cooke, Clay, Brown and X, as their larger-than-life personas fuel a crackling dialogue on faith and philosophy.After ‘Hamilton,’ Leslie Odom Jr. just wanted to be himself. Then the role of Sam Cooke came calling.|Thomas Floyd|January 14, 2021|Washington Post
Ellie is often on her own, which is a shame since creator Naughty Dog has historically excelled at building relationships through banter in both The Last of Us and the Uncharted series.
The banter is sharp as a knife, Stars Hollow exudes warmth, and everything is gently touched with just the right amount of melancholy.
They banter with Alex Trebek and tell stories of life after Jeopardy!Jeopardy! Champion Julia Collins’s Brain Feels Like Mush|Sujay Kumar|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was all foreplay, however, for the best presenter banter of all time.The Best Emmys Moments: Seth Meyers, Bryan Cranston, and a 'Seinfeld' Kiss|Kevin Fallon|August 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Toking up was implied by smoky backgrounds and non sequiturial banter.‘Silicon Valley’ and the Return of Stoner Television|Rich Goldstein|April 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That was Kim Novak delivering that cringe-inducing banter with Matthew McConaughey.Was the Oscars Pizza Any Good? 8 Burning Questions About the Show|Kevin Fallon|March 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Miki Indyk, an Australian-Israeli living in Tel Aviv, was happy to hear the two banter.
This unreasoning, feminine obstinacy so wrought upon him that he permitted himself a smile and a lapse into irony and banter.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
This brings to my Memory (what I cannot help smiling at) the bountiful Banter, you at this time endeavoured to put upon me.A Letter from Mr. Cibber to Mr. Pope|Colley Cibber
"You might spare me that 'alias, the Eye' business," Black Hood said, some of his old-time banter returning.
A joke, a banter, a bon-mot, make more impression upon the man of the world than all the grave notions of his religion.Superstition In All Ages (1732)|Jean Meslier
You love to banter; you love to give me that surname of 'Rich,' to me, now no less poor than Job.