tongue-in-chic love

Definitions

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  • adj. Mistaken form of tongue-in-cheek

Etymologies

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Blend of tongue-in-cheek and chic

Examples

  • This is either genius or a pathology, so we'll go with both since we're talking about David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's latest, Here Lies Love, a tongue-in-chic, two CD nod to the Philippines 'amazingly self-indulgent Imelda Marcos (you're not tripping, it's true).

    HuffPost Reviews: Slash, Madonna, David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, Plus A Conversation with Matt Hires, and More

  • Lattice loses any garden connotations, left, when partnered with tongue-in-chic wallpaper created by Studio Printworks in Manhattan and imprinted with all-terrain SUVs and layered over a mirror.

    Thom Filicia Style

  • Behind what some readers might consider an audacious, tongue-in-chic title lies a fairly simple thesis about racial taxonomy and historical invention.

    WN.com - Financial News

  • From a single-room office in Soho, New York in 1996, Bliss has since become well known for its trademark, "tongue-in-chic" menu of facial, massage and body treatments, as well as waxing and nail services.

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  • Honestly, by the time "Tranny Chaser" comes around with its infectious snaps, claps, and tongue-in-chic silliness ( "May the fierce be with you!"), it's clear that Ru's already shut down the game.

    Queerty

  • Our tongue-in-chic bad behavior and sintastic uniforms garner us a lot of attention on the track, but we’re accomplished in our everyday lives, too.

    Rollergirl

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