361 - Facetious

Facetious: Adj

  1. ​not serious about a serious subject, in an attempt to be funny or to appear clever(Cambridge)

  2. ​trying to appear funny and clever at a time when other people do not think it is appropriate, and when it would be better to be serious(Oxford)

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Sentence (s)

  1. He's just being facetious(Cambridge)

  2. Stop being facetious; this is serious.(Oxford)

  3. We could spend all our income on health care," she said facetiously.(Cambridge)

Phrases & Connected Words

  • facetious remarks

  • facetious comments