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Pronunciation: /ˌtʌŋɪnˈtʃiːk/

Translation of tongue-in-cheek in French:

adj, adv

  • au deuxième degré

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into Arabic
Word of the day coxcomb
Pronunciation: ˈkɒkskəʊm
a vain and conceited man; a dandy