Definition of Facete

1. a. Facetious; witty; humorous.



Definition of Facete

1. Adjective. (archaic) Facetious. ¹

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Definition of Facete

1. witty [adj] : FACETELY [adv] - See also: witty

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Facete

faceplants
faceplate
faceplates
facer
facers
faces
facesaving
facesitter
facesitters
facet
facet joints
facet of atlas for dens
facet plane
facet rhizotomy
facete (current term)
facetectomy
faceted
facetely
faceth
facetiae
facetime
faceting
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facetiously
facetiousness
facetiousnesses
facetlike
facets
facetted

Literary usage of Facete

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1. The Science and Art of Surgery: Being a Treatise on Surgical Injuries by Marcus Beck (1884)
"In other cases, again, there may be ff*orc facete on one calculus than companion-calculi in the bladder A second ¬ętone may occasion two or even three facete ..."

2. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"Jocular ; lively ; facete' N ESS, ns J and facetious seem both to have been ¬ęsed in this sense formerly. ..."

3. An Elementary Latin Dictionary by Charlton Thomas Lewis, Hugh Macmaster Kingery (1918)
"... ( V : at supra dictum est, S. : sicut ante dictum est, X. : facete dictum, smartly said, T. : multa facete dicta: centum pagos habere dicuntur, ..."

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