Definition of cheekbone
: the prominence below the eye that is formed by the zygomatic bone; also : zygomatic bone
Examples of cheekbone in a sentence
He suffered a broken cheekbone.
She has high cheekbones, like her father.
First Known Use of cheekbone
CHEEKBONE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cheekbone for English Language Learners
: a bone of the face that is located below the eye
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