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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Intended to be funny.

Usage examples (28)
  • The professor was being facetious when she asked the students to ignore her lecture while taking the exam.
  • The first time I ever heard the word facetious was on a Simpsons episode.
  • I like the word facetious too, Zoom, because I associate it with a very funny story.
  • "White," called a facetious member, but White did not notice. for more
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