Part of speech:
Alternative spelling of fingers crossed. (hopefully, wishfully)
Insincere expression of respect, loyalty, support, etc.
The definition of irony is the use of words where the meaning is the opposite of their usual meaning or what is expected to happen.
in a bantering fashion
A claim, esp. an unsupported one, as to some distinction or accomplishment; pretension
A taunting, sneering, cutting, or caustic remark; gibe or jeer, generally ironic
Find another word for tongue-in-cheek. In this page you can discover 26 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for tongue-in-cheek, like: crossed-fingers, unseriousness, kidding, , lip-service, irony, in fun, in-jest, jokingly, kiddingly and bantering.