cheeky

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cheek·y

 (chē′kē)
adj. cheek·i·er, cheek·i·est
Impertinently bold; impudent and saucy.

cheek′i·ly adv.
cheek′i·ness n.

cheeky

(ˈtʃiːkɪ)
adj, cheekier or cheekiest
disrespectful in speech or behaviour; impudent: a cheeky child.
ˈcheekily adv
ˈcheekiness n

cheek•y

(ˈtʃi ki)

adj. cheek•i•er, cheek•i•est.
impudent; insolent.
[1855–60]
cheek′i•ly, adv.
cheek′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cheeky - offensively bold; "a brash newcomer disputed the age-old rules for admission to the club"; "a nervy thing to say"
forward - used of temperament or behavior; lacking restraint or modesty; "a forward child badly in need of discipline"

cheeky

adjective impudent, rude, forward, fresh (informal), insulting, saucy, audacious, sassy (U.S. informal), pert, disrespectful, impertinent, insolent, lippy (U.S. & Canad. slang) They sat making cheeky comments about passers-by.
civil, mannerly, polite, respectful, courteous, well-behaved, deferential, decorous, complaisant, well-mannered

cheeky

adjective
Translations
drzý
frækflabet
hävytön
drzak
ósvífinn
生意気な
뻔뻔한
nesramen
fräck
ที่ไม่เคารพ
vô lễ

cheeky

[ˈtʃiːkɪ] ADJ (cheekier (compar) (cheekiest (superl))) [person] → descarado, fresco; [question] → indiscreto, descarado; [grin] → malicioso
don't be cheeky!¡no seas descarado!

cheeky

[ˈtʃiːki] adj [person] → insolent(e), culotté(e); [grin, smile, remark] → insolent(e), provocateur/trice
Don't be cheeky! → Ne sois pas insolent!
a cheeky smile → un sourire provocateur

cheeky

adj (+er) (Brit) → frech, vorwitzig, dreist; remark, person, smile alsoschnippisch; hat, dresskess, flott; drivingschneidig, schnittig, frech; it’s a bit cheeky asking for another pay rise so soones ist etwas unverschämt, schon wieder eine Gehaltserhöhung zu verlangen; cheeky girlfreche Göre

cheeky

[ˈtʃiːkɪ] adjsfacciato/a, impudente

cheek

(tʃiːk) noun
1. the side of the face below the eye. pink cheeks.
2. impudence or disrespectful behaviour. He had the cheek to refuse me entrance.
ˈcheeky adjective
impudent. a cheeky remark.
ˈcheekiness noun

cheeky

وَقِح drzý fræk frech αναιδής descarado hävytön effronté drzak sfacciato 生意気な 뻔뻔한 brutaal frekk zuchwały atrevido нахальный fräck ที่ไม่เคารพ arsız vô lễ 厚脸皮的
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