Facetious in a Sentence

Definition of Facetious

joking often inappropriately; not serious

Use Facetious in a sentence

Do you always have to be so facetious?

While Aaron thought he was being funny, he did not realize his remarks came across as facetious.

Because she was overbearing and often facetious, Jane had few friends.

The teacher described her most troublesome student as a facetious young man.

Although my offer may have sounded facetious, I really want to help you with your problem!

Unfortunately, Henry often confuses being funny with being facetious.

Sarah is a facetious person who never takes anything seriously.

Even though the comedian told many facetious religious jokes, the church members still clapped loudly at the end of the show.

Mark’s facetious remarks were inappropriate at his aunt’s funeral.

You should avoid being facetious when talking to a police officer.

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Facetious synonyms

humorous, sarcastic, smart-alecky, wisecracking, playful, ironic, witty, silly, amusing, laughable, joking

Facetious antonyms

serious, sincere, humorless, unfunny