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Meaning of “tongue-in-cheek” - Learner’s Dictionary

tongue-in-cheek

adjective, adverb     /ˌtʌŋɪnˈtʃiːk/
said or done as a jokeHumour and humorous
Translations of “tongue-in-cheek”
in Chinese (Traditional) 開玩笑地, 說著玩地…
in Russian иронический, в шутку…
in Turkish şaka yollu, biraz alaylı, içten olmayan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 开玩笑地, 说着玩地…
in Polish żartobliwy, żartem…
(Definition of tongue-in-cheek from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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