facetious (fə-SĒ-shəs)

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Definition (Adjective) Characterized by or given to pleasantry or joking, now especially when inappropriate or flippant; witty, humorous, amusing. In Context "The not entirely facetious muttering among Laborites was that it was not Labor that badly needed changing; but an ungrateful and foolish people." Yosef Goell, "Our Democracy's Alive and Kicking," The Jerusalem Post, January 27, 2003.