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Answer for the clue "Competent, facetiously ", 3 letters:
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Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1938, back-formation from inept , usually with an attempt at comical effect. Related: Eptitude ; eptly .
Usage examples of ept.
I know, have you verified, that the woman claiming to be Ept, Agatha, was in fact the same Ept, Agatha employed by the US Patent Office.
Russian political attache that Ept had met at a Smithsonian recEption weeks before had turned up at her door.
Langley, Manny took a shot at getting the head of the US Patent Office to give them some recent patent applications that a junior patent officer such as Ept might have access to.
For when they rested or slept, the creatures merely withdrew their limbs and heads, rolled over upon their backs, and sl ept soundly no matter where they might be.
Hek ept both hands on the steering wheel, left in the ten o'clock position and right in the two o'clock position, just like they teach in driving school.