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What does "with an edge" mean? Here it is in context: "Jack is being facetious with an edge." I suppouse it means that Jack is being excessively facetious. Correct me if am wrong please.

  • Related (off-site) – Stephen S Sep 1 '17 at 12:05
  • Can you link to any places you've seen that or heard it? Based on the one example you've provided here, I could only guess at the meaning. It sounds newfangled. – J.R. Sep 1 '17 at 13:38
  • I have seen it on "vocabluary.com." Here it is: "If someone is being facetious they’re being playful with an edge. " – Dmytro O'Hope Sep 1 '17 at 15:13
  • That sentence is being used to define "facetious". It's not a common expression in everyday English. – J.R. Sep 2 '17 at 10:04

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