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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Cleverly amusing in tone adv. - Not seriously; In a bantering fashion.

Usage examples (35)
  • KING: You still like the tongue-in-cheek aspect too?
  • You were offering this scene somewhat tongue-in-cheek.
  • Mr. SISKEL: I'm not offering it tongue-in-cheek at all.
  • S. O'BRIEN: I know it's a tongue-in-cheek title, of course. for more
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