cheekily


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.cheekily - in a brash cheeky manner; "brashly, she asked for a rebate"
Translations

cheekily

[ˈtʃiːkɪlɪ] ADVdescaradamente, con frescura

cheekily

[ˈtʃiːkɪli] adv [ask, suggest, try] → effrontément

cheekily

cheekily

[ˈtʃiːkɪlɪ] advsfacciatamente, impudentemente
References in classic literature ?
The mechanical piano near the door played through a valse cheekily, then fell silent all at once, as if gone grumpy.
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She poses provocatively in a short flowery skirt, cheekily sticks her tongue out with a pal and squeals with delight.
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Unaware of the significance of his feat, the "naive" then 24-year-old O'Grady cheekily asked his loyal owner Bernard Naughton, who had also given him his first winner as a jockey, whether he could spare him the then non-compulsory 10 per cent of the prize-money.
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