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Translation of "facetious" - English-Spanish dictionary

facetious

adjective   /fəˈsiː.ʃəs/ disapproving
not serious about a serious subject, in an attempt to be funny or to appear clever burlón, gracioso facetious remarks He’s just being facetious.1454
facetiously adverb   /-li/ facetiousness noun [no plural]   /-nəs/
(Definition of facetious from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

facetious

adjective /fəˈsiːʃəs/
not serious; intended to be funny or humorous burlón, gracioso a facetious remark.
facetiously adverb
burlonamente He facetiously suggests that the government official who made this claim should become a comedian.
facetiousness noun
carácter burlón/chistoso
(Definition of facetious from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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