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tongue in cheek

adverb

Simple Definition of tongue in cheek

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of tongue in cheek

  1. :  with insincerity, irony, or whimsical exaggeration

Examples of tongue in cheek in a sentence

  1. The whole interview was done tongue in cheek.



Circa 1934

First Known Use of tongue in cheek

circa 1934


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