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facetious

facetious - Dictionary definition and meaning for word facetious

Definition
(adj) cleverly amusing in tone
Synonyms : bantering , tongue-in-cheek
Example Sentence
  • a bantering tone
  • facetious remarks
  • tongue-in-cheek advice

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for facetious

someone who makes funny faces Facetious>>>Face is not Serious
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by reveeriee

Face-tease, tease by making funny faces
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by triplennn

FACE....SO THINK OF someone who never give serious look on his face.
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by preetisoni2411

take facetious remarks in a facetious manner and enjoy life
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by arulmozhi

Sarcasm can be both positive and negative; facetiousness is only the positive form. Facial expressions are typically only used during sarcasm to add humor. So if the FACE is involved, its amusing. Think: Sarcastic Face.
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by Rodeokinney

mnemonic (memory aid) : FACETIOUS ~ face + t + (ser) ious; if you ever face any facetious remarks, you should not take them seriously.
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by editor1

face ticklish
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by kukusik

face teasing in serious times,being funny in an inappropriate situation
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by laaptu

FACETIOUS = face + ti + o + us; That is now making gossip towards us.
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by shaktipada

make a mockery of hitler's mustache . be cause he is a FACIST
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by rajesh5sep

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