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.