What does the word raillery mean?

Usage examples for raillery

  1. She laughed with an attempt at raillery. – The Second Generation by David Graham Phillips
  2. It was, however, an unpleasant experience to have the other side of my chief life's story revealed by a man whom I knew to be false; and told with a purpose, in a tone of half sardonic raillery, and as a carefully calculated bid for my silence about himself. – By Wit of Woman by Arthur W. Marchmont
  3. As I write that phrase, how plainly I can hear her mocking laughter; for she is never more delightful than when pouring out her raillery on the magisterial pretensions of man. – Vanishing Roads and Other Essays by Richard Le Gallienne