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  1. bantering, facetious, tongue-in-cheekadverb

    cleverly amusing in tone

    "a bantering tone"; "facetious remarks"; "tongue-in-cheek advice"

    Synonyms:
    facetious, bantering

    Antonyms:
    unhumorous, humourless, humorless

  2. banteringly, tongue-in-cheekadverb

    in a bantering fashion

    "he spoke to her banteringly"

    Synonyms:
    banteringly, jokingly, facetiously

    Antonyms:
    humorless, unhumorous, humourless

  3. facetiously, jokingly, tongue-in-cheekadverb

    not seriously

    "I meant it facetiously"

    Synonyms:
    banteringly, jestingly, jokingly, facetiously

    Antonyms:
    humorless, unhumorous, humourless

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How to use tongue-in-cheek in a sentence?

  1. Carly Fiorina:

    Let's just say if the biggest mistake I make is a tongue-in-cheek tweet about a Rose Bowl, the American people will sleep safely when I am president of the United States.

  2. Paul Stenson:

    My page is run in a tongue-in-cheek way so I can never back down, so I fought fire with fire.

  3. Photographer Daniel Kariko:

    It's a fun project, most of all, they're meant to be sort of tongue in cheek.

  4. Andy Duncan:

    The eccentricity I value is essentially benign, a harmless individualism that reflects a unique, cockeyed view of the world, and spices up what otherwise might be a mundane menu, these eccentrics tend to be self-aware and tongue in cheek. They're winking at us. Some eccentrics, moreover, are just visionaries ahead of their time, like the early advocates of such eccentric notions as animal welfare.

  5. Sharra Vostral:

    Some of the reports from the physician came back, tongue-in-cheek, saying this was the most interesting group of women he'd ever encountered because they weren't having their periods.

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