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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Archaic Witty; facetious.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Facetious.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Facetious; witty; humorous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Choice; fine.
  • Pleasant; cheerful; facetious.


Latin facētus.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Ultimately from Latin facētus, perhaps via Italian faceto. (Wiktionary)



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