facetious

|fəˈsiːʃəs|

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Слово Дня - facetious - шутливый, шуточный, остроумный, веселый, живой

Description

Treating serious issues with deliberately inappropriate humor; flippant.

Examples

  • This is a very sad event, and it would be wise to avoid facetious remarks about aggrieved clients and — more particularly — would-be clients.
  • I’m not being facetious, or trying to use comic effect.
  • I could so easily be facetious about this piece of news.
  • You learn very soon never to tell a joke or make a facetious remark.
  • But snobbishness is, in its way, a serious subject, and another, less facetious book could easily be written about it.
  • At the risk of sounding facetious, we must keep dancing.

 

Translation

  • шутливый, шуточный, остроумный, веселый, живой
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