Translation of "tongue-in-cheek" - English-Spanish dictionary

tongue-in-cheek

adjective uk /ˌtʌŋ.ɪnˈtʃiːk/ us

meant to be understood as a joke, although it might appear to be serious

irónico
Her latest play is a firmly tongue-in-cheek look at the world of advertising.
→ See also tongue in cheek

(Translation of “tongue-in-cheek” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)