self-mockingly

self-mockingly

adv
in a self-mocking manner
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reggae with " The boys self-mockingly describe their sound as inter-galactic tribal pop, but casual comparisons with bands like The Kooks and Vampire Weekend might be more illustrative.
I dunno, maybe a lot of his conceitedness was self-mockingly put on for the cameras (a la Hoff The Record) - I'd like to think so because surely no one could be that much of a doofus in real life and still reach the levels LLB attained.
Of course, even Buffett bought a private jet, which he self-mockingly named "The Indefensible." (Later, having changed his mind, he rechristened it "The Indispensable.") And, for that matter, Charlie Munger spent millions on a luxury catamaran called the "Channel Cat."
Telly is a pet fish, a betta with a long red butterfly tail, that the poet half self-mockingly falls in love with, delights in, and mourns after his death.
He vetches, he cracks wise, he self-mockingly comports himself as a prima donna--but, mostly, he goes with the flow.
He tells a witty parable of a hung-over vegana hipster like himself and yet not himselfwho "self-mockingly sniffs the hops" of the last beer in the fridge as if it's an etrog and finds, in that ambiguous gesture, his own small measure of salvation.
But please don't tell anyone you borrowed a book from this library!" As Bangladeshis say, self-mockingly: "This is Bangladesh."
It's called RAS Syndrome, which self-mockingly stands for "Redundant Acronym Syndrome syndrome."
Amin even self-mockingly repeats the famous slogan of the reform movement: "Patience, our dawn is near." He adds: "our day will come, but now is not it."
"He" not only fixes his eyes on the reality of the dissolute outer world but also reflects humbly and self-mockingly on his own life because he is aware that his life is less dramatic, less sacred and less precious than the "cross" the other "he" bore.
Hatton is infamous for ballooning in weight between fights and self-mockingly nicknamed himself Ricky Fatton for putting on three stone in just a few weeks.