-Light, bantering talk or writing.
-A frivolous or flippant style of treating a subject.
From French word persifler meaning "to banter.” Entered English in the 1750s.
Used in a Sentence:
“Now go away then, and leave me alone. I don't want any more of your meretricious persiflage.”
~D.H. Lawrence, Women in Love, 1920
Do you indulge in persiflage? Our gift shop, The Grandiloquent Mercantile has just the thing! Sesquipedalian - Loquacious - Long-Winded Funny T-Shirt: https://amzn.to/2JpgGAx