English to Afrikaans Meaning :: facetious

Facetious :
snaaks
- snaaksgrappiggrappig
 

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Adjective(1) cleverly amusing in tone

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(1) This is a very sad event, and it would be wise to avoid facetious remarks about aggrieved clients and - more particularly - would-be clients.(2) You learn very soon never to tell a joke or make a facetious remark.(3) I assure you that was a facetious comment about the ostrich caucus.(4) It's a facetious question, but she answers seriously.(5) But snobbishness is, in its way, a serious subject, and another, less facetious book could easily be written about it.(6) At the risk of sounding facetious , we must keep dancing.(7) Mine is an immodest, but by no means facetious , proposal.(8) I realize he was likely being facetious with discussing how he's perfect, but it still amazes me that he'd say it.(9) Apparently, she isn't being facetious at all, and it was a serious question.(10) I hope this approach doesn't come across as facetious or flippant, I'm genuinely interested(11) I'm not being facetious , or trying to use comic effect.(12) I could so easily be facetious about this piece of news.(13) I am not trying to be facetious , but would alternatives be more productive?(14) I'm not being facetious - the reason I'm sure of this is because I've received so much feedback this year.(15) It sounds like a facetious question, but I mean it seriously.(16) Forgive me for being facetious in these desperately serious times, but sometimes ridicule is the only release from anger.
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(1) facetious ::
snaaks
Synonyms
Adjective
1. flippant ::
ligsinnig
2. flip ::
flip
3. glib ::
glib
4. frivolous ::
ligsinnig
5. tongue-in-cheek ::
tong-in-die-kies
6. ironic ::
ironies
7. sardonic ::
sardoniese
9. jokey ::
Jokey
10. jocular ::
snaaks
11. playful ::
speelse
12. sportive ::
sportief
14. mischievous ::
ondeunde
15. witty ::
Skerp sin vir humor
16. amusing ::
amusante
17. funny ::
snaaks
18. droll ::
snaaks
19. comic ::
komiese
20. comical ::
komiese
21. lighthearted ::
lighartig
22. jocose ::
schertsend
Antonyms
1. sincere ::
Opregte
Different Forms
facetious, facetiously, facetiousness
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