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tongue in cheek

adverb

: in a way that is not serious and that is meant to be funny

Full Definition of TONGUE IN CHEEK

:  with insincerity, irony, or whimsical exaggeration

Examples of TONGUE IN CHEEK

  1. The whole interview was done tongue in cheek.

First Known Use of TONGUE IN CHEEK

circa 1934

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