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

cheekily

[ˈtʃiːkɪlɪ] ADVdescaradamente, con frescura
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

cheekily

[ˈtʃiːkɪli] adv [ask, suggest, try] → effrontément
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

cheekily

Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

cheekily

[ˈtʃiːkɪlɪ] advsfacciatamente, impudentemente
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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.
Are you sure she is a transgender?' Dr Mahathir retorted cheekily when asked for his comment on the stereotype-busting appointment during a press conference in Parliament today.
David Beckham cheekily reminded Zlatan Ibrahimovic of his obligation to wear an England shirt at Wembley after the Swede lost their World Cup bet.The pair put pride on the line with a wager on the outcome of their nations' quarter-final clash in Samara on Saturday.
While signing each others' jerseys, the Croatian midfielder cheekily said to the former Barcelona striker: "We're waiting for you, eh."
The final image shows Prince George and Princess Charlotte grinning cheekily with the other bridesmaids and page boys with Harry and Meghan both wearing wide and clearly joyful smiles.
There are riffs on Lion King, an interlude South cheekily T'Challa Ryan Coogler directed 2015's excellent Rocky sequel, Creed.
The world No.8 was unbeaten on his debut at Gleneagles, where he cheekily shushed the Scottish crowd.
But this didn't stop one pal cheekily going online to post a photo of her paint-splattered wig thrown over a mirror after her hair-raising performance of We Found Love.
They didn't go there to get another dog but cheekily he nosed his way into their lives and is loved by us all.
THIS colourful computeranimated sequel cheekily recycles the plot of The Lion King.
"My eldest child is 15 now, and I find, moreso now that she's turning into a young woman, I find more that I'm remembering back to when I was her age and things that I put my parents through," he cheekily said.