facetious definition

  • adjective:
    • Playfully jocular; funny: facetious remarks.
    • dealing with serious difficulties with intentionally unsuitable humor; flippant.
    • happily humorous, jocular.
    • directed at wit and good laughter; merry; sportive; jocular.
    • described as wit and pleasantry; exciting laughter.
    • cleverly amusing in tone
    • Playfully jocular; humorous: facetious remarks.
    • healing serious problems with intentionally inappropriate laughter; flippant.
    • happily humorous, jocular.
    • directed at wit and great humor; merry; sportive; jocular.
    • described as wit and pleasantry; exciting laughter.
    • cleverly amusing in tone
  • others:
    • Sportive; jocular, without decreased self-esteem; abounding in enjoyable: as, a facetious friend.
    • Full of pleasantry; playful, yet not undignified; exciting laughter: because, a facetious tale.
    • Synonyms Merry, Jovial, etc. (identify jolly); jocose, entertaining, funny, droll, comical.
    • Sportive; jocular, without not enough dignity; abounding in fun: as, a facetious companion.
    • Full of pleasantry; playful, not undignified; exciting laughter: because, a facetious story.
    • Synonyms Merry, Jovial, etc. (see jolly); jocose, entertaining, funny, droll, comical.

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