Definitions For Banter


  • Light teasing repartee


  • Be silly or tease one another
  • Talk in which people make jokes about each other in a friendly way

Is Banter a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Banter is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Banter in a Sentence

  • The teacher bantered pleasantly, albeit a bit awkwardly, with the students at the school dance
  • I enjoyed hearing their good-natured banter.
  • Members of the Algonquin Round Table were known for their brilliant and witty banter

Synonyms for Banter

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