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facetious
used in A Christmas Carol

2 uses
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Definition
trivial humor
  • For, the people who were shovelling away on the housetops were jovial and full of glee; calling out to one another from the parapets, and now and then exchanging a facetious snowball—better-natured missile far than many a wordy jest— laughing heartily if it went right and not less heartily if it went wrong.
    3 — The Second of the Three Spirits (16% in)
facetious = humorous
  • Scrooge resumed his labours with an improved opinion of himself, and in a more facetious temper than was usual with him.
    1 — Marley's Ghost (36% in)
facetious = humorous
There are no more uses of "facetious" in A Christmas Carol.

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