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(Adjective) smart and cocky
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(Adjective) to speak in jest
Usage: I'm being facetious, just kidding

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(Adjective) Joking in a awkward or improper manner.
Usage: His facetious sarcasm was inappropriate during his first staff meeting.

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(Adjective) Not meant to be taken seriously. Like saying, "That's awesome" -- When talking about something that is actually quite the opposite.
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(Adjective) jokingly presenting something false or exaggerated as true
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(Adjective) Characteristic of something said to elicit feelings of discomfort or awkwardness, usually at the expense of others.
Usage: His comment about not it not being rape if they're already dead was meant to be facetious.

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(Adjective) Joking inappropriately, intent to be funny.
Usage: After a comment that did not go over well, the professor apologized for being facetious

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(Adjective) sarcastic
Usage: i am being facetious

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(Adjective) Being playfully funny.
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Saying something for the sake of being funny and not necessarily true or correct where as being merely sarcastic leaves out the comedic angle.
Usage: "I don't truly feel that way I was merely being facetious."

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joking about a serious matter
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(Adjective) sarcastic, ironical
Usage: don't be facetious

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(Adjective) something that is a falsehood. rhetorical
Usage: You gave a facetious answer.

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meant to be funny or as a joke not serious
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not being serious
Usage: He was facetious when he said he knew how to swim

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(Adverb) When one is mocking by agreeing
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making joke at an inappropriate time
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(Adjective) rude, undermining, flippant
Usage: don't disregard it by being facetious

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saying something, but really meaning something else in a snotty way.
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(Adjective) humorous
Usage: The clown was very facetious.

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(Adjective) trying to be funny
Usage: I am serious and not trying to be facetious

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being funny; sarcastic
Usage: I was being facetious when I said you said I did not love you.

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(Adjective) an uncomplimentary term
Usage: a facetious remark

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a smart ass; purposely not telling the truth
Usage: Stop being facetious

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joking
Usage: I was being facetious.

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(Adjective) not telling the truth. a smart comment.
Usage: i was being facetious, truth is , he isn't here.

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(Adjective) very funny
Usage: The clown's jokes were facetious, everyone was laughing.

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(Adjective) A knowingly-false statement delivered with a straight face - or at most a tight, slight smile. (Everything else is secondary -but most facetious remarks are sarcastic.)
Usage: Nixon's "I am not a crook" was facetious (he hoped the line would be believed but knew it was false, assuming "crook" is understood to mean "honest man" and not a burglar or something) - yet not sarcastic.


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