from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One who banters or assails with good-humored jests or pleasantry.
- noun One who cheats or bamboozles.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun One who banters or rallies.
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- noun One who
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"But you are afraid, just as any of us would be, to go out there naked, armed only with a knife and a piece of rope," said the banterer.
He was too much a banterer himself to miss the undercurrent of raillery.
Madame was fast losing patience, a grave mistake when one is dealing with a banterer.
"One at a time," replied the banterer; "the Chevalier first, and if he leaves anything worth fighting, I; as for you, my poet, your chances are nil."
Dennison played directly into Cunningham's hands, and the latter was too much the banterer not to make the most of these episodes.
Consequently Morgan and Mrs. Spaulding were constantly together during the ensuing ten days, and so skilfully did I behave that the innocent pair regarded the flirtation which I was carrying on as a superb joke -- a case of a banterer caught in the toils, and Mrs. Spinney's manners suggested that she was agreeably flattered.
He regained his health, as thorough a banterer as before, thinking life beautiful, and not seeing why it should not last for ever.
Sometimes this ironical verbiage brings the blood to my face, and I am tempted to seize this cynical banterer by the throat and choke the life out of him.
And, again, "Poor Cranch is almost too much the object of jest; Galway is the principal banterer."
"I give you no commission," replied D'Artagnan, with that calmness which never abandons the banterer; "I thought it would be easy for you to announce to his majesty that it was I who, being there by chance, did justice upon Menneville and restored order to things."