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Definitions and Synonyms of tongue-in-cheek | Another word for tongue-in-cheek | What is tongue-in-cheek?

Definition 1: not seriously - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where tongue-in-cheek or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I meant it facetiously

Synonyms for tongue-in-cheek in the sense of this definition

Definition 2: in a bantering fashion - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where tongue-in-cheek or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he spoke to her banteringly

Synonyms for tongue-in-cheek in the sense of this definition

Definition 3: cleverly amusing in tone - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where tongue-in-cheek or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a bantering tone
  • facetious remarks
  • tongue-in-cheek advice

Synonyms for tongue-in-cheek in the sense of this definition

(tongue-in-cheek is similar to ...) full of or characterized by humor

"humorous stories" "humorous cartoons" "in a humorous vein"

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