Definition of So to speak
a phrase used to indicate that one is speaking in a figurative way and not literally
Examples of So to speak in a sentence
The brown-nosing employee played by the rules, so to speak, but his coworkers hated the way he sucked up to the boss.
After many days of being rocked and held, the pampered baby became spoiled, so to speak.
After Amelia broke her mother’s rules, she was put on punishment for crossing the line, so to speak.
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