What is another word for joshing?

Pronunciation: [d͡ʒˈɒʃɪŋ] (IPA)

Joshing is a term commonly used to describe playful teasing or jokes. However, there are several other synonyms that can be used in place of joshing to describe this type of banter. Some of the most popular synonyms for joshing include banter, ribbing, quipping, kidding around, and jesting. These words all describe the same type of playful and lighthearted teasing that is meant to be taken in good humor. Whether you're joshing with your friends or coworkers, using any of these synonyms can help to add variety and interest to your conversations and make things more enjoyable for everyone involved.

Synonyms for Joshing:

What are the hypernyms for Joshing?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Joshing

Their slumber senses carried them back to New York and Billy was in the midst of escorting Umbashi in full war paint through the office of the New York Planet, followed by hordes of joshing reporters and inquisitive office boys, who wanted to know whether he'd match his dusky friend to fight Jim Jeffries, when he was awakened by Umbashi himself, who in a few words told him it was morning and time to get up and dress swiftly, as the King of the Flying Men wanted to see him and his young companion at once.
"The Boy Aviators in Africa"
Captain Wilbur Lawton
Though really, now, that wasn't joshing.
"At Good Old Siwash"
George Fitch
There was considerable good-natured joshing over their ability to sleep and Pat warned them that if they repeated the performance they would be taken out and dropped in a snow-bank.
"The Boy Scouts in A Trapper's Camp"
Thornton W. Burgess

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