Adjective


1. bantering, facetious, tongue-in-cheek, humorous (vs. humorless), humourous

usage: cleverly amusing in tone; "a bantering tone"; "facetious remarks"; "tongue-in-cheek advice"

Adverb


1. banteringly, tongue-in-cheek

usage: in a bantering fashion; "he spoke to her banteringly"

2. facetiously, jokingly, tongue-in-cheek

usage: not seriously; "I meant it facetiously"

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