Noun(1) an agreeable or amusing remark
(1) he laughed at his own pleasantry(2) He puts on a spectacle so that the guests presume "the whole matter as a well-contrived pleasantry ."(3) After a little exchange of pleasantries , about the weather or some similarly engaging topic, I also like to receive a stamped receipt.(4) Pleasantry is allowable, not waggery. Besides, even laughter must be kept in check.(5) Rheiner and I exchanged pleasantries and both looked at Marius for further instruction.(6) After we exchanged pleasantries she asked me about the story I told last week, which detailed my excruciatingly boring job.(7) Only once such pleasantries were exchanged, did conversation really get interesting.(8) After the introductions were done they exchanged pleasantries with Caitlyn who answered politely to all of them.(9) Singh and Kasuri warmly embraced each other and exchanged pleasantries before the large group of international and local media were ushered out of the ornate dining room.(10) Going by the political wrangling in Zambia, one would think that our political leaders do not even have a minute for each other to exchange any pleasantries .(11) We exchanged pleasantries and he drove off without my answering his question.(12) We exchange more pleasantries , and so I receive the invitation.(13) The Commissioner of Police claimed he and the constable exchanged pleasantries - that was his first reaction.(14) However, the exchange of pleasantries before a ball was kicked offered no indication that there was to be any of the hostility hinted at in the morning papers.(15) And off we both went through the rain, pleasantries exchanged and honour satisfied.(16) What is really important to me, is to have around me family and good friends that I can count on and exchange pleasantries with, whether this be over a drink or food and even through giving a gift.
1. banter ::
2. badinage ::
draak steek met
3. polite remark ::
4. casual remark ::
Different Formspleasantries, pleasantry
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