facile facile  /ˈfæ səl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) arrived at without due care or effort; lacking depth
  2. (adj) performing adroitly and without effort
  3. (adj) expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively

Usage(s):

  • England crafted a facile victory over Australia at Lords in the Ashes series.

News

  1. Des victoires attendues, un divorce étonnant

    L’équipe nationale américaine s’est imposée in extremis en Jamaïque 1-2 et jouera d’ici le 18 juin chez elle contre le Panama puis le Honduras. Malgré les nombreuses absences , elle ne vise rien de moins qu’un neuf sur neuf . Tout commencera à Seattle face à des Panaméens toujours invaincus, mais qui ont eu un calendrier facile jusqu’à présent et seront privés de Blas Perez .
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Major League Soccer

  2. Golden Gate Fields: Surfcup delivers as favorite in Silky Sullivan

    Odds-on favorite Surfcup ($3.80) improved his record on turf to 3 for 3 with a facile win in the $100,000 Silky Sullivan on Sunday at Golden Gate Fields.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form

Quotes

  • "Australians must resist and reject the facile, reflexive, unthinking anti-Americanism that has gripped much of Europe," said Mr Murdoch, chairman and chief executive of News Corp, publisher of the Herald Sun.
    on Nov 14, 2006 By: Rupert Murdoch Source: NEWS.com.au

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