"cheek" Definition

Definitions for the word "cheek" from multiple English dictionaries.

1. n.
1 a side of the face below the eye. B side-wall of the mouth. 2 a impertinence; cool confidence. B impertinent speech. 3 slang buttock. v. Be impertinent to. cheek by jowl close together; intimate. [old english]
Source: Oxford English Dictionary, 1884
2. slang
share or portion; “where’s my CHEEK?” where is my allowance? “All to his own CHEEK,” all to himself.
Source: The Slang Dictionary, 1864
3. slang
impudence, assurance; CHEEKY, saucy or forward.
Source: The Slang Dictionary, 1864
4. slang
to irritate by impudence, to accuse.
Source: The Slang Dictionary, 1864

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