Facetious in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Facetious

Treating serious issues with (often deliberately) inappropriate humour; flippant. | Pleasantly humorous; jocular.

Short Example Sentences for Facetious

  • 1. But he was in no mood to be facetious now. 🔊
  • 2. Helen was pleased to be facetious on the point. 🔊
  • 3. They began to laugh and to make facetious remarks. 🔊
  • 4. The Facetious Cannibals. 🔊
  • 5. The Facetious Cannibals 54. 🔊
  • 6. Never were more grisly scenes or more captivating and facetious cannibals. 🔊
  • 7. The older man had a friendly smile for the facetious intention of this. 🔊
  • 8. But these facetious remarks gradually became fewer as the wonder subsided. 🔊
  • 9. He was facetious and good-tempered, but was very dilatory in everything. 🔊
  • 10. By-and-by a more personal note crept into their facetious comments. 🔊
  • 11. Charles, who was not of a facetious turn, did not shine at the wedding. 🔊
  • 12. The late Bishop used to make a rather facetious remark about this tomb. 🔊
  • 13. And the choir-boy, a facetious man with a big sign of the cross, said grace. 🔊
  • 14. This in Uncle Tom's facetious manner. 🔊
  • 15. Indeed, he found Mr. Trenchard a most pleasant and facetious gentleman. 🔊
  • 16. Sir--sir, do not attempt to be facetious with me! 🔊

How to use Facetious in Sentences?

  • 1. Is there not a facetious allusion or two which might as well be reserved for posterity? 🔊
  • 2. Now what there is either facetious or satirical in this, we confess we cannot conceive. 🔊
  • 3. Irritated at his facetious tone and bantering manner, the girl plainly showed her resentment. 🔊
  • 4. Quaintness, however, is an essential requisite in the placard of the facetious lecturer. 🔊
  • 5. A group of some twenty men had collected, and they soon began to make facetious remarks. 🔊
  • 6. Mr Craigie himself brought it into the schoolroom and delivered it with much facetious mystery. 🔊
  • 7. Three facetious bagmen exercise their wit by puzzling the waiter with low French slang. 🔊
  • 8. Thereupon Joseph struck a facetious note, and for half an hour made himself very agreeable. 🔊
  • 9. Mr. Bolton was in no state, physically or mentally, for facetious conversation. 🔊
  • 10. This was the vilest which my girl could find With vow facetious to the Gods assigned. 🔊
  • 11. We propose to go more at large into a description of the contents of these ancient and facetious relics. 🔊
  • 12. Many of these had been mended by private philanthropists; many more had been labeled with facetious signboards. 🔊
  • 13. The accompanying text names but only briefly describes the dresses and then passes on to facetious moralizing. 🔊
  • 14. Scrooge resumed his labours with an improved opinion of himself, and in a more facetious temper than was usual with him. 🔊
  • 15. Craighouse made a facetious remark to that gentleman as they went upstairs, but received no encouragement. 🔊
  • 16. And the facetious hunchback evidently recognized him, remembered him and the fact of his employment in a law office. 🔊
  • 17. Obviously one cannot be so freely facetious with a woman as with a man, and if he has been properly brought up does not even wish to be so. 🔊
  • 18. Burton is said to have been, in the intervals of his vapors, the most facetious companion in the university where he was educated. 🔊
  • 19. The man with the wry face gets his laugh, even if we feel that to be facetious it is not necessary to be blasphemous. 🔊