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badinage

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbadinagebad‧i‧nage /ˈbædɪnɑːʒ $ ˌbædənˈɑːʒ/ noun [uncountable] literary  JOKEconversation that involves a lot of jokes or humour
Examples from the Corpus
badinageHe even developed a nice line in badinage with the unusually genial Labour leader, Mr Neil Kinnock.Mrs Goreng was in no mood for intellectual badinage.The badinage continued with Pat, Jack, Franca and Ludens standing round the kitchen table and talking all at once.
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