Definition of facety in English:


Line breaks: facety
Pronunciation: /ˈfeɪsti


West Indian
  • Rude, arrogant, or excessively bold: She thinks she’s it, her nose up in the air or looking down it at you. She’s well facety!
    More example sentences
    • They'd be polite to your face even if they don't like it and they'd have to respect you even if they are facety behind your back.
    • Agh, these kids were just being facety [cheeky].


probably from obsolete English facey, perhaps influenced by feisty.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day maelstrom
Pronunciation: ˈmeɪlstrəm
a powerful whirlpool in the sea