banter

verb
Definition of banter:

be silly or tease one another


Synonyms of banter:

chaff, jolly, josh, kid, raillery, tease, badinage


Opposite/Antonyms of banter:

flatter, be serious, advise, allay, praise


Sentence/Example of banter:

The banter by all these sophisticated Manhattanites is also refreshingly tart.