French translation of 'pleasantry'
- (= joke)
Derived Formspleasantries plural noun (= polite remarks)
civilités fpl: to exchange pleasantries
échanger des civilités
Example Sentences Including 'pleasantry'
And if I vouchsafed some pleasantry that strayed outside the limit of those roles, he ignored it.THE GOLDEN FOOL: Book Two of the Tawny Man (2002)
Lord Furnival made some initial pleasantry , but it was mechanical and brought no reaction from the other two.Passion in the Peak
The pleasantry with which Boris followed his greeting was hollow.The Last Raven
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Translation of pleasantry from the Collins English to French Dictionary