Raillery


Raillery
Raillery Rail"ler*y (r[a^]l"l[~e]r*[y^] or r[=a]l"-; 277), n. [F. raillerie, fr. railler. See {Rail} to scoff.] Pleasantry or slight satire; banter; jesting language; satirical merriment. [1913 Webster]

Let raillery be without malice or heat. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]

Studies employed on low objects; the very naming of them is sufficient to turn them into raillery. --Addison. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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