(also bantz)informal British
Playfully teasing or mocking remarks exchanged with another person or group; banter.
repartee, raillery, ripostes, sallies, swordplay, quips, wisecracks, crosstalk, wordplay
- ‘it's going to be a top night with plenty of bants’
- ‘the bantz were better before social media and even better before text messaging’
Early 21st century from banter.
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