Associations to the word «Facetious»

Wiktionary

FACETIOUS, adjective. Treating serious issues with deliberately inappropriate humour; flippant.
FACETIOUS, adjective. Pleasantly humorous, jocular.

Dictionary definition

FACETIOUS, adjective. Cleverly amusing in tone; "a bantering tone"; "facetious remarks"; "tongue-in-cheek advice".

Wise words

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