Banter and Retort

Banter

Show Definitions
Banter noun – Good-natured teasing or exchanging of clever remarks.
Retort and banter are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Retort" instead the word "Banter" as a noun or a verb.
Nearby Words: bantered, bantering
Synonyms for Banter

Retort

Show Definitions
Retort noun – Something spoken or written in reaction especially to a question.
Usage example: the salesclerk responded to my query about the price with a brusque retort

Banter and retort are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Banter" instead the word "Retort" as a noun or a verb.
Nearby Words: retorted, retorting
Synonyms for Retort

How words are described

calm calm banter calm retort
common common banter common retort
sarcastic sarcastic banter sarcastic retort
clever clever banter clever retort
Other adjectives: witty.
Cite this Source
Retort and Banter. (2016). Retrieved 2021, January 17, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/banter/retort
Banter & Retort. N.p., 2016. Web. 17 Jan. 2021. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/banter/retort>.
Retort or Banter. 2016. Accessed January 17, 2021. https://thesaurus.plus/related/banter/retort.

Synonyms for banter
Share this picture


Synonyms for retort
Share this picture

Google Ngram Viewer shows how "banter" and "retort" have occurred on timeline: