n. pleasantry or slight satire; banter; jesting language; satirical merriment
Excitement instantly seized the whole party: a running fire of raillery and jests was proceeding when Sam returned.
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Darya Alexandrovna saw that Anna disliked the tone of raillery that existed between her and Veslovsky, but fell in with it against her will.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The diverse forms assumed by thought in the realm of slang, even song, even raillery, even menace, all partook of this powerless and dejected character.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
Their attention and wit were drawn off to his more fortunate rival; and the raillery which the other had incurred before any partiality arose, was removed when his feelings began really to call for the ridicule so justly annexed to sensibility.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen Context
And with this raillery Andrea went out, leaving the two girls a prey to their own feelings of shame, and to the comments of the crowd.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
The stranger, then perceiving that the matter went beyond raillery, drew his sword, saluted his adversary, and seriously placed himself on guard.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
Legree shook with anger; his greenish eyes glared fiercely, and his very whiskers seemed to curl with passion; but, like some ferocious beast, that plays with its victim before he devours it, he kept back his strong impulse to proceed to immediate violence, and broke out into bitter raillery.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context