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Synonyms for cheek

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  1. cheeknoun


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

    impudence, impertinence, brass neck, nerve, sass

Princeton's WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  1. cheeknoun

    side of the face

  2. cheeknoun

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  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 database

  1. List of paraphrases for "cheek":

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


  1. List of known nicknames for "Cheek":

    Jare Henrik Tiihonen

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. cheek

    bucca NA6, mala

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How to use cheek in a sentence?

  1. Timothy Piazza:

    I held his hand, telling him we love him, but he was certainly not visibly with us, but we did see a tear come to his eye and roll down his cheek and I said to the doctor' Is it possible he heard us ?' And the doctor said' Maybe.' He said,' We relieved the pressure from his brain, maybe,'.

  2. Nancy Astor:

    My vigor, vitality, and cheek repel me. I am the kind of woman I would run from.

  3. 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.

  4. Robert Gahl:

    The proper response of the Christian goes beyond turning the other cheek, which is an invitation to hit me again. The Christian response is more complex.

  5. The Hollywood Reporter:

    I didnt grope anybody. I might have kissed somebody on the cheek to say goodbye and then licked them. Thats my thing I licked Carrie Fisher at a roast. Its me being funny. Im not trying to sexually harass people.

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