banteringly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bantering +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

banteringly (comparative more banteringly, superlative most banteringly)

  1. In a bantering manner.
    1954, Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenin, translated into English by Rosemary Edmonds:
    'Now I shall have to dine by myself,' he continued, no longer banteringly.