with (one's) tongue in (one's) cheek


: in a way that is not serious and that is meant to be funny
talking with his tongue in his cheek

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“With (one's) tongue in (one's) cheek.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/with%20%28one%27s%29%20tongue%20in%20%28one%27s%29%20cheek. Accessed 1 Jun. 2023.

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