From the French persifler, to banter, and per-, thoroughly
1) Light, good-natured bantering, often somewhat mocking or using a flippant style; friendly teasing
2) Discussing a subject with a frivolous or flippant style
When he brought home an award for being the fastest talker in the class, John faced a barrage of persiflage from his family.
I knew I my fiancé’s family had accepted me when the included me in their typical persiflage during dinner conversation.