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What does "tongue-in-cheek" mean?

Vocabulary Word: tongue-in-cheek

1. Definition (expr.) ironic or satirical humor

Examples That was very tongue-in-cheek of her to say that my dress looked great when I knew it looked horrible.

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It is a white lie as well. Sometimes people say to somebody he/she’s looking great when in reallity he/she’s not.  I never do that. If I see a person looks great, I say it sincerely, if not I’m not a tongue-in -cheek fella.:), I just don’t say anything and try to concentrate on something else..

12:05 PM Jan 12 2013 |

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