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cheeky

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of cheeky

  1. displaying or marked by rude boldness a cheeky comment about something that was none of her business Synonyms of cheeky arch, audacious, bold, bold-faced, brash, brassbound, brassy, brazen, brazen-faced, nervy, cocksure, cocky, fresh, impertinent, impudent, insolent, sassy, saucy, wiseWords Related to cheeky assertive, forward, obtrusive; audacious, defiant, disrespectful; shameless, unabashed, unblushing; bluff, blunt, curt; cute, facetious, flip, flippant, pert, smart, smart-aleck, smart-alecky; lippy, mouthyNear Antonyms of cheeky demure, humble, modest; courteous, genteel, mannerly, polite, proper; deferential, respectful; abashed, ashamed, blushing, embarrassed, shamefaced; gentle, mild; inconspicuous, unobtrusiveAntonyms of cheeky meek, mousy (or mousey), retiring, shy, timid



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