persiflage in French

n. persiflage, moquerie, humour, ironie, raillerie

persiflage in English

(m) n. persiflage, ridicule

Example Sentences

I would like to congratulate the President-in-Office and encourage him to stick to his guns in the face of all the persiflage which comes from those who claim to be concerned about duty-free.
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Madam President, ladies and gentlemen, I offer a warm welcome to the Czech Presidency and I hope that it will succeed in moving Europe on from the useless persiflage of Brussels to action on combating the disgraceful human trafficking of illegal migrants taking place in the Mediterranean.
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light teasing: banter, give-and-take, raillery, backchat
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