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Synonyms for CHEEK
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cheek(noun)

    either side of the face below the eyes

    Synonyms:
    boldness, face, buttock, impertinence, nerve, brass, impudence

  2. impudence, cheek, impertinence(noun)

    an impudent statement

    Synonyms:
    archness, boldness, impudence, freshness, perkiness, insolence, crust, cheekiness, impertinence, buttock, brass, face, cheek, gall, sauciness, nerve, pertness

  3. buttock, cheek(noun)

    either of the two large fleshy masses of muscular tissue that form the human rump

    Synonyms:
    buttock, boldness, face, cheek, nerve, brass, impudence, impertinence

  4. boldness, nerve, brass, face, cheek(verb)

    impudent aggressiveness

    "I couldn't believe her boldness"; "he had the effrontery to question my honesty"

    Synonyms:
    font, look, case, hardiness, nervus, aspect, administration, cheek, strikingness, boldness, fount, buttock, impudence, governing body, hardihood, nerve, plaque, daring, facial expression, brass section, brass, side, organization, grimace, heart, memorial tablet, spunk, face, organisation, mettle, expression, governance, brass instrument, human face, establishment, typeface, impertinence

  5. cheek(verb)

    speak impudently to

Wiktionary

  1. cheek(noun)

    Impudence.

    You’ve got some cheek, asking me for money!

    Synonyms:
    impudence, impertinence, brass neck, nerve, sass

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cheek(n.)

    Synonyms:
    side of the face

  2. cheek(n.)

    Synonyms:
    [Colloquial.] boldness, impudence, insolence, impertinence, sauciness, assurance, audacity, presumption, face, front, effrontery, brass

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. cheek(n)

    Synonyms:
    jowl

    Associated words:
    zygoma, zygomatic, buccate, buccal, malar, buccinator, meloncus, meloplasty, melitis, dimple, jugal

  2. cheek(n)

    Synonyms:
    (Slang) effrontery, temerity, assurance, impudence, audacity

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "cheek":

    plays, toupee, effrontery, play, insolence, nerve, playing

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Cheek":

    Jare Henrik Tiihonen

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. cheek

    Synonyms:
    bucca NA6, mala

How to pronounce CHEEK?

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Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say CHEEK in sign language?

  1. cheek

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How to use CHEEK in a sentence?

  1. Kelly Kim:

    One night, we just said 'Yellow Fever!' and it worked. It's tongue-in-cheek, kind of shocking, and it's not exclusive — you can fit all Asian cultures under one roof with a name like this. We just decided to go for it.

  2. Kenzie Pyne:

    I figured maybe she got a bug in her mouth so I grabbed a wet cloth to wipe the inside of her mouth, but it wasn’t wiping off and the black remained. finally the doctor came in and as soon as I mentioned the caterpillar to him, he said that is exactly what it is and all the hairs are stuck to her tongue and the tentacles are fused to her cheek.

  3. Photographer Daniel Kariko:

    It's a fun project, most of all, they're meant to be sort of tongue in cheek.

  4. Sharra Vostral:

    'Medical Considerations of WASPS' determined that menstruation was 'not a handicap to flying and there was no relationship to accidents,' some of the reports from the physician came back, tongue-in-cheek, saying this was the most interesting group of women he'd ever encountered because they weren't having their periods.

  5. Paul Stenson:

    My page is run in a tongue-in-cheek way so I can never back down, so I fought fire with fire.


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