A quip or gibe.
A smart, sarcastic turn or jest; a taunt; a severe retort or comeback; a gibe.
To make a quip.
To taunt; to treat with quips.
A jibe, a taunt; a quip. Compare “quibble”. Now North American.
Chiefly US= “quip”.
Chiefly US. To argue or quibble, especially about a triviality or in a petty manner. Chiefly with about, over.
a witty remark
“Peter ate heartily with a quip about being a condemned man”
a play on words
“tricks of controversy and quips of law”
make a witty remark
“‘Flattery will get you nowhere,’ she quipped”