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Definitions and Synonyms of cheek | Another word for cheek | What is cheek?

Definition 1: impudent aggressiveness - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where cheek or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for cheek in the sense of this definition

(cheek is a kind of ...) the quality of being bold and enterprising

(... is a kind of cheek ) aggressive boldness or unmitigated effrontery

"he had the audacity to question my decision"

Definition 2: either side of the face below the eyes - [noun denoting body]

(cheek is a kind of ...) the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin

"an expression of pleasure crossed his features" "his lineaments were very regular"

(cheek is a part of ...) a muscle that flattens the cheek and retracts the angle of the mouth

(cheek is a part of ...) a branch of the maxillary artery that supplies blood to the buccinator muscle and the cheek

(... is part of cheek) the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear

"he washed his face" "I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news"

Definition 3: either of the two large fleshy masses of muscular tissue that form the human rump - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for cheek in the sense of this definition

(cheek is a kind of ...) any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity

(cheek is a part of ...) any one of three large skeletal muscles that form the buttock and move the thigh

(... is part of cheek) the body excluding the head and neck and limbs

"they moved their arms and legs and bodies"

Definition 4: an impudent statement - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for cheek in the sense of this definition

(cheek is a kind of ...) an expression of lack of respect

Definition 5: speak impudently to - [verb of communication]

(cheek is a kind of ...) exchange thoughts; talk with

"We often talk business" "Actions talk louder than words"

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