What is the opposite of banter?

Need antonyms for banter? Here's a list of opposite words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Opposite of the playful and friendly exchange of teasing remarks
Opposite of the state of being jocose
Opposite of light-hearted joking, teasing, or banter
Opposite of conversation or speech characterized by quick, witty comments or replies
Opposite of a natural aptitude for using words and ideas in a quick and inventive way to create humour
Opposite of the expression and exchange of individual ideas through talking with other people
“We were at a loss for words, and there was nothing but silence.”
Opposite of the state or quality of being ludicrous
Opposite of exchange remarks in a good-humoured teasing way
Opposite of to mock or annoy someone
Opposite of to subject to contemptuous and dismissive language or behavior
“This week, it is an honor to be able to praise someone who really deserves it.”
Opposite of to talk humorously or flippantly (about something or someone)
“If it is difficult to speak earnestly of personal matters, to speak earnestly about public matters seems perverse.”
(colloquial) Opposite of to poke fun at or make fun of
“She would sometimes flatter her husband lightheartedly over his good looks.”
Opposite of to persuade someone to do something which they are reluctant to do, especially by flattery or promises
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

Related Words and Phrases

See Also

Nearby Words
6-letter Words Starting With
Find Antonyms
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2021