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Synonyms for cheek

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Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes

  1. cheeknoun


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

    impudence, impertinence, brass neck, nerve, sass

Princeton's WordNet4.5 / 2 votes

  1. cheeknoun

    either side of the face below the eyes

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

  2. impudence, cheek, impertinencenoun

    an impudent statement

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

  3. buttock, cheeknoun

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

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

  4. boldness, nerve, brass, face, cheekverb

    impudent aggressiveness

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

    font, look, case, hardiness, nervus, aspect, administration, 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. cheekverb

    speak impudently to

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. cheeknoun

    side of the face

  2. cheeknoun

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words5.0 / 1 vote

  1. cheeknoun


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

  2. cheeknoun

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "cheek":

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

Nicknames0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of known nicknames for "Cheek":

    Jare Henrik Tiihonen

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD0.0 / 0 votes

  1. cheek

    bucca NA6, mala

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  1. Jason Harper:

    He grabs the machete and pulls it out and swung at me, it [the knife] hit me right here in the face, but I ducked. Luckily I ducked a little bit, and he caught the side of my cheek.

  2. Andy Duncan:

    The eccentricity I value is essentially benign, a harmless individualism that reflects a unique, cockeyed view of the world, and spices up what otherwise might be a mundane menu, these eccentrics tend to be self-aware and tongue in cheek. They're winking at us. Some eccentrics, moreover, are just visionaries ahead of their time, like the early advocates of such eccentric notions as animal welfare.

  3. Courtney Wilson and Taylor Guerrero:

    We were holding hands and I was kissing her cheek, we were just happy to be out here.

  4. Jason Johnson:

    I have been saying sort of tongue in cheek and very seriously, institutional racism actually works better than this, this is incompetence.

  5. Top Egyptian businessman Naguib Sawiris:

    You want to tell me I should give the other cheek to these people? I'll go out and find them. That's my dream: to go out and find these people, i come from the south. In the south, if you kill one of my family, I kill ten of your family... It's based on revenge.

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