- pleasantry (n.)
- "sprightly humor in conversation," 1650s, from French plaisanterie "joke, jest; joking, jesting," from plaisant (see pleasant). Related: Pleasantries.
- 1. But he regretted the pleasantry; it was too near a satire.
- 后来一想, 这句笑话太象当面挖苦了,他又后悔起来.
- 2. Nonplussed for a moment, Pug realized that the heavy pleasantry was intended as a kindness.
- 帕格一时不知所措, 而后意识到这种叫人吃不消的取笑是存心表示亲热.
- 3. After an exchange of pleasantry, the leader start their negotiation.
- 领导人互相寒暄一番, 然后开始谈判.
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