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Synonyms for cheeky
ˈtʃi kicheeky

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Wiktionary

  1. cheekyadjective

    Synonyms:
    insolent, saucy

  2. cheekyadjective

    Impudent; impertinent.

    Synonyms:
    insolent, saucy

Princeton's WordNet

  1. brash, cheeky, nervyadjective

    offensively bold

    "a brash newcomer disputed the age-old rules for admission to the club"; "a nervy thing to say"

    Synonyms:
    brash, jumpy, highly strung, nervy, uptight, high-strung, restive, jittery, edgy, overstrung

    Antonyms:
    backward

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cheekyadjective

    Synonyms:
    [Colloquial.] bold, forward, pert, assuming, BRASSY, brazen-faced

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. cheekyadjective

    Synonyms:
    (Slang) audacious, bold, impudent, presumptuous, unabashed

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "cheeky":

    insolent, impertinent, snotty, impudent, shameless, sassy

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#19616sassy
#24784shameless
#28104cheeky
#35563edgy
#40695saucy
#41323brash
#53996uptight
#70480insolent
#72642jittery
#74028jumpy
#76851snotty
#101493restive
#103529impudent
#109233impertinent
#181393nervy

How to use cheeky in a sentence?

  1. Neil Meron:

    It really is celebratory about movies and yet it's kind of cheeky in a way, but yet it has a beautiful musical motif which... we integrate throughout the show as kind of a call-back theme.

  2. Julie Cole:

    If your kid is a strong, independent older teen who does not get swayed by peers, chances are they are going to respect the family home, and it won't get destroyed in a house party, if your teenager has friends who are a bit on the cheeky side, and your child seems to be a bit of a follower, I would be reluctant to leave them alone.

  3. Anna Amimour:

    He was a nice person, a sensitive person, a bit shy but somebody you can rely on. He was generous, someone who loved to laugh and joke, a cheeky little boy.

  4. Kerene Barefield:

    Prince Charles came out and did a speech that supported Diana's positive work, it was lovely, but there were certainly questions. It also made people miss the cheeky chap we knew and love. But he’s got a lot to do before he gets back in the UK’s good books.


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