facetious
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facetious(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (amusing)
a. ocurrente
He avoided the question with a facetious remark.Esquivó la pregunta con un comentario ocurrente.
b. ingenioso
You have to be alert around Ryan. He's frequently facetious.No te despistes cuando estés con Ryan, suele ser ingenioso.
c. gracioso
What did you say!? - Never mind. I was just being facetious.¿¡Qué dijiste!? - No importa. Solo quería ser gracioso.
d. jocoso
I meant it as a facetious comment, but a lot of people are taking it seriously.Pretendía que fuera un comentario jocoso, pero mucha gente se lo está tomando en serio.
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facetious
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. impertinente
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facetious [fəˈsiːʃəs]
adjective
[+person] ocurrente; ingenioso; [+remark] jocoso; gracioso
don't be facetious deja de decir frivolidades
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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