facetious


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intended to excite laughter or amusement

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cleverly amusing in tone

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Others felt Pier's response was insensitive, one said: "He is just being facetious to get a response.
That might be the least facetious facetious-sounding answer I've ever given.
"[The For Britain party supporter] is a member of an extreme right-wing political party and it was a facetious comment about his right wing leanings."
In the past 24 hours, the Trump administration has manufactured yet another unnecessary and facetious drama about border security.
But the livid passenger, who was forced to stand, was left even more angry by the firm's "facetious" response.
Of course, I'm being slightly facetious. It's still very early days.
The blame shifting elucidates a non-serious attitude towards improving the well-being of people and indicates a desire for popularity through exaggerated and rather facetious claims for gaining power.
'However, it is really worrisome to the level at which some people could condescend so low to fabricate facetious allegation against the Nigerian Army and the military at large for cheap political gains or simply an act of pure wickedness, thus the public should disregard such facetious allegation.
I am being facetious and the reason I'm being facetious is we are doing our best to try an innovative scheme and, of course, you learn by your mistakes.
The question is at once disingenuous, facetious, satirical, and self-parodic.
OK, I'm being facetious. Victoria did kind of lose its way during this second run, though.
As facetious as I can be, I am sincerely grateful for this award.
Al-Ekhbariya's tweet drew a big response on Twitter, with more than 1,000 replies to the original post, most of which were facetious or scornful of the report.
He indeed could do far worse than consult with Tory MP John Baron - one of the 13 who voted against the now exposed as facetious Libyan no fly zone - who has forgotten more than he will ever know about the Middle East as well as consulting Alan Clark's outstanding work Barbarossa, to gain even some slight insights into Russia.
Of course I'm being a facetious character and I greatly appreciate the article.