HyperDic: tongue-in-cheek

English > 3 senses of the word tongue-in-cheek:
ADJECTIVEalltongue-in-cheek, bantering, facetiouscleverly amusing in tone
ADVERBalltongue-in-cheek, banteringlyin a bantering fashion
alltongue-in-cheek, facetiously, jokinglynot seriously
English > tongue-in-cheek: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningcleverly amusing in tone.
Example "tongue-in-cheek advice"
Synonymsbantering, facetious
Broaderhumorous, humourousFull of or characterized by humor
Spanishagudo, burlón, burlona, chistoso, chusco, gracioso, ingenioso, jocoso, ocurrente, salado
Catalanagut, enginyós, graciós, jocós, ocurrent, salat
English > tongue-in-cheek: 3 senses > adverb 1
MeaningIn a bantering fashion.
Synonymbanteringly
Spanishburlonamente
English > tongue-in-cheek: 3 senses > adverb 2
Meaningnot seriously.
Synonymsfacetiously, jokingly
Spanishguasonamente, humorísticamente, irónicamente

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