Sentence Examples


  • The tongue-in-cheek remark was not meant to be taken seriously, but Sarah was easily offended.
  • The tongue-in-cheek remark was not meant to be taken seriously, but Sarah was easily offended.
  • Tongue-in-cheek jokes are tricky to understand in a different language, so it was hard for Jo to sense people's sarcasm when she was living in Spain.
  • Lori felt hurt and then embarrassed when she heard that the excuse for declining her invite was meant to be tongue in cheek.
  • The comedy show had a tongue-in-cheek style of humor that may not be easy for kids to understand.
 

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