cheeky

play
adjective \ˈchē-kē\

Definition of cheeky

cheekier

;

cheekiest

informal

  1. :  boldly rude, impudent, or disrespectful in usually a playful or appealing way a cheeky grin … old-timers who still look like they could deck you if you get too cheeky. — Shaun Assael

cheekily

play \-kə-lē\ adverb

cheekiness

play \-kē-nəs\ noun

Examples of cheeky in a sentence

  1. a cheeky comment about something that was none of her business

Origin and Etymology of cheeky

see 1cheek


First Known Use: 1846


CHEEKY Defined for English Language Learners

cheeky

play
adjective \ˈchē-kē\

Definition of cheeky for English Language Learners

  • : rude and showing a lack of respect often in a way that seems playful or amusing


CHEEKY Defined for Kids

cheeky

play
adjective \ˈchē-kē\

Definition of cheeky for Students

cheekier

;

cheekiest

  1. :  showing disrespect :  rude



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