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1. The fleshy part of either side of the face below the eye and between the nose and ear.
2. Something resembling the cheek in shape or position.
3. Either of the buttocks.
4. Impertinent boldness: had the cheek to insult his hosts.
tr.v. cheeked, cheek·ing, cheeks Informal
To speak impudently to.
cheek by jowl
Side by side; close together.

[Middle English cheke, from Old English cēace.]



having cheeks of the kind indicated (used in combination): rosy-cheeked youngsters.
References in classic literature ?
That very evening Diana popped into the porch gable, bright-eyed and rosy cheeked, carrying a letter.
Renowned Australian bowler Shane Warne has watched the video of Eli Mikail on Social media; Warne also gave tips to Eli Mikail, Shane Warne also cheeked the bowling of Eli.
Just as well, we wouldn't want our lovely lass to get too Rosie cheeked...