tongue-in-cheek(redirected from Tongue and cheek)
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Meant or expressed ironically or facetiously.
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|Adj.||1.||tongue-in-cheek - cleverly amusing in tone; "a bantering tone"; "facetious remarks"; "tongue-in-cheek advice"|
|Adv.||1.||tongue-in-cheek - in a bantering fashion; "he spoke to her banteringly"|
|2.||tongue-in-cheek - not seriously; "I meant it facetiously"|