Example sentences for: in-jokes

How can you use “in-jokes” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • You go to a movie like this for the cameos and in-jokes, for Tim Robbins popping up as a harried U.S. president or Burt Bacharach and Elvis Costello emerging to croon (beautifully) "What Do You Get When You Fall in Love?"

  • Problems are said to include a glut of heavy-handed in-jokes; a spiteful tone; and disjointed editing, done by the film's despised screenwriter, Joe Eszterhas ( Showgirls ). (The film is plugged here.)

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