One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
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!’
- ‘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.
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