cheekiness


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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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cheekiness - the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties
rudeness, discourtesy - a manner that is rude and insulting
chutzpa, chutzpah, hutzpah - (Yiddish) unbelievable gall; insolence; audacity
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cheekiness

noun
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Translations
وَقاحَه
drzost
flabethedfrækhed
ósvífni
edepsizlikküstahlıksaygısızlık

cheekiness

[ˈtʃiːkɪnɪs] Ndescaro m, frescura f
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

cheekiness

nFrechheit f, → Dreistigkeit f, → Vorwitz m (geh); (of person also)freche Art
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

cheekiness

[ˈtʃiːkɪnɪs] nsfacciataggine f, impudenza
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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
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References in classic literature ?
He was a jolly boy, not at all shy, but talkative and with a cheekiness which his father reproved.
Like all the best pantos it works, emphatically, on two levels: banana skin slapstick for the kids mixed up with a hint of cheekiness for the adults that goes way over the heads of the little ones.
Then Sarah Brown welcomed Madame Sarkozy by saying we were all interested in her "style, her passion and her music", delivered with a cheekiness that hinted at the commotion the Sarkozy visit has caused.
I know most of us will have experienced the cheekiness of the PR people who stand outside the bars and clubs trying to get you to come in by promising a free shot, etc., but I thought the ones I met really took the biscuit.
Tops this week, and full marks deserved for cheekiness. Chardonnays are out there by the barrowload, but this Aussie has just the right amount of oak to balance masses of melon and pineapple flavour ...
A lot of clients just love that it gives them an edgy cheekiness which makes them unique.
Everyone has a favourite ``planet,'' whether it be the urgent rat-tat-tat of Mars the bringer of war, the cheekiness of Mercury,or the powerful and moving themes of Jupiter.
Hollow-cheeked and chewing gum, he had that cool, couldn't-care-less attitude which treads a fine line between arrogance and cheekiness.
Richard brings a cheekiness and a warmth to the mix which makes it must-see TV in our house.
``Everyone Thomas met he touched them with his smile and his cheekiness.
Rather than show women as an object we showed them through Eva with real confidence and cheekiness in control of their sexuality.
He added: "Americans don't like that cheekiness and that tongue-in-cheek humour that Robbie employs.