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    tongue-in-cheek

    tongue-in-cheek - Dictionary definition and meaning for word tongue-in-cheek

    Definition
    (adj) cleverly amusing in tone
    Synonyms : bantering , facetious
    Example Sentence
    • a bantering tone
    • facetious remarks
    • tongue-in-cheek advice
    Definition
    (adv) in a bantering fashion
    Synonyms : banteringly
    Example Sentence
    • he spoke to her banteringly
    Definition
    (adv) not seriously
    Synonyms : facetiously , jokingly
    Example Sentence
    • I meant it facetiously
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