Definitions

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

  • adj. Archaic Witty; facetious.

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  • 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.

Etymologies

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

Latin facētus.

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Ultimately from Latin facētus, perhaps via Italian faceto.

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