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cheek (s) (noun), cheeks (pl)
1. The fleshy part of either side of the face below the eyes and between the nose and ears: Cora's father kissed his daughter on the cheek.
2. British, informal: impertinent boldness, an attitude, or way of behaving that is ill-mannered and does not show proper respect: Ben had the cheek to insult his hosts at the party.

Sara had the cheek to complain that her efforts to help her friend was not worth the trouble.

This entry is located in the following unit: bucco-, bucc-, bucca-, bucci- (page 2)
cheek, cheeky, chic, chic, sheik
cheek (CHEEK) (noun)
1. The fleshy part of either side of the face below the eyes and between the nose and ears: Cora's father kissed his daughter on the cheek.
2. British, informal: impertinent boldness, an attitude, or way of behaving that is rude and does not show proper respect: Bernard had the cheek to insult his hosts at the party.

Jane said, "Sabrina had the cheek to complain that our birthday present was cheap."

cheeky (CHEE kee) (adjective)
Primarily British: rude and showing a lack of respect often in a way that seems playful or amusing; impertinently bold; impudent and saucy: Freddie's cheeky humor often resulted in cheeky grins from the rest of the students.
chic (SHEEK) (adjective)
Conforming to the current fashion; stylish: Fannie always wore the most chic clothes.
chic (SHEEK) (noun)
An admired fashion that reflects a degree of sophistication: This particular style is the height of chic this year.
sheik (SHEEK, SHAYK) (noun)
1. A leader of an Arab family, village, or tribe: The tourists paid a visit to the sheik while they were traveling in his village.
2. A senior official in an Islamic religious organization: Norris was happy to learn more about Islam from the sheik.

Chic refers to the woman who is always ready to take what's "becoming" to her.

—Evan Esar

The cheeky sheik tried to be very chic in his manners when he kissed his guest on the cheek.

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Units related to: “cheek
(Latin: cheek; the inner or outer sides of the mouth and the face)
(Greek: chin, jaw, cheek)
(Latin: cheek, cheekbone)
(Greek: apple; by extension, "cheek")
Word Entries containing the term: “cheek
tongue in cheek
To say something that one does not intend to be taken seriously or to be true: Mike told his girlfriend, with tongue in cheek, that she had just won the lottery.
This entry is located in the following unit: Tongue Idioms (page 1)
zygoma, zygomatic bone, zygomatic arch, malar bone, cheek bone, yoke bone
1. The part of the temporal bone of the skull that forms the prominence of the cheek.
2. The slender arch formed by the temporal process of the cheekbone that bridges to the zygomatic process of the temporal bone.
This entry is located in the following units: junct-, jug-, join- (page 7) zygo-, zyg-, -zygous; zygomatico- + (page 4) zygoma- (page 1)