facetious

Part of speech: adverb

Facetiously.

Part of speech: noun

Facetiousness.

Part of speech: adjective

Witty; jocose; funny; humorous.

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Usage examples "facetious":

  1. " Now for a sample of the facetious tickle: 'Mr.-- has obtained a considerable reputation! - "Paul Clifford, Volume 1.", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
  2. We know now, moreover, that an undercurrent of circumstance existed which did not even ripple the surface of that apparently facetious brutality hurled at J. Rodney Potts. - "The Boss of Little Arcady", Harry Leon Wilson.
  3. His words became more facetious. - "The Black Star Passes", John W Campbell.