Translation of "facetious" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /fəˈsiː.ʃəs/ us 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.
facetiously adverb uk /-li/ us
facetiousness noun [ no plural ] uk /-nəs/ us

(Translation of “facetious” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /fəˈsiːʃəs/

not serious; intended to be funny or humorous

burlón, gracioso
a facetious remark.
facetiously adverb

He facetiously suggests that the government official who made this claim should become a comedian.
facetiousness noun

carácter burlón/chistoso

(Translation of “facetious” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)