\ ˈchēkt How to pronounce cheeked (audio) \

Definition of cheeked

: having cheeks of a specified nature used in combination rosy-cheeked

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Two men, clearly a couple, coo over a pink-cheeked baby girl who is triumphantly waving a stuffed duck. Jancee Dunn, Vogue, "How California Became the World’s Fertility Treatment Destination," 13 Mar. 2019 After the glorious pictures from the royal wedding, a picture of a chubby-cheeked baby (with the proud parents gazing down adoringly) sounds pretty perfect. Katherine J. Igoe, Marie Claire, "Meghan Markle Just Let Slip When Her Due Date Might Be," 27 Dec. 2018 Die-hards come in all sizes, too: Spot the red-cheeked lilliputian cowboy, rocking an XXL hat that’s almost their size. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "The Bold and the Beautiful Style of Professional Bull Riders," 7 Jan. 2019 In second was the first photo of baby Miles (sweet chubby-cheeked muffin) and third was their ingenious Halloween costume: Chrissy as the Queen, and Legend as Prince Philip. Katherine J. Igoe, Marie Claire, "John Legend's Top Nine on Instagram Is Full of "Love and Lactation"," 28 Dec. 2018 The quick video shows a chubby-cheeked little boy named Louie sitting in a baby seat in the middle of a room. Christina Oehler, Woman's Day, "This Video of Two Pugs Kissing a Baby Is So Stinking Adorable, You'll Forget All Your Troubles," 31 July 2015 Dressed as a bandit in black costume and a jaunty hat, with a cigar in one hand, the rosy-cheeked boy—his hair just slightly askew—has a little smirk on his face. Judith H. Dobrzynski, WSJ, "‘Spain: 500 Years of Spanish Painting From the Museums of Madrid’ Review: A Visual Heritage Tour," 3 July 2018 For two years, chief negotiator Davis has been the white-haired, ruddy-cheeked face of Brexit. Author: William Booth, Karla Adam, Anchorage Daily News, "Theresa May's government in disarray after shock resignation by Brexit minister," 9 July 2018 For two years, chief negotiator Davis has been the white-haired, ruddy-cheeked face of Brexit. Karla Adam, Washington Post, "Boris Johnson and ‘Brexit minister’ resign, leaving Theresa May’s government in disarray," 9 July 2018

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First Known Use of cheeked

1580, in the meaning defined above

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