What does the word facetious mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Facetiously.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Facetiousness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Witty; jocose; funny; humorous.

Usage examples for facetious

  1. " Now for a sample of the facetious tickle: 'Mr.-- has obtained a considerable reputation! – Paul Clifford, Volume 1. by 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 by Harry Leon Wilson
  3. His words became more facetious. – The Black Star Passes by John W Campbell