facetiously vs jokingly what difference

what is difference between facetiously and jokingly

English

Etymology

From facetious +‎ -ly.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation, General American) IPA(key): /fəˈsiːʃəsli/
  • Hyphenation: fa‧ce‧tious‧ly

Adverb

facetiously (comparative more facetiously, superlative most facetiously)

  1. In a facetious or flippant manner; in a manner that treats serious issues with deliberately inappropriate humor
  2. (dated) In a pleasantly humorous or playful fashion.

Synonyms

  • (with inappropriate humor): flippantly
  • (in a pleasantly humorous fashion): humorously, jocularly, playfully

Related terms

  • facetious
  • facetiousness


English

Etymology

joking +‎ -ly

Adverb

jokingly (comparative more jokingly, superlative most jokingly)

  1. In a joking manner.

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