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English definition of “cheek”

cheek

noun  /tʃik/ us  

cheek noun (BODY PART)

[C] either side of your face below the eyes, where except at the top the skin has no bone behind it and is therefore soft: She welcomed me with a kiss on the cheek.

cheek noun (RUDE BEHAVIOR)

[U] rude behavior or lack of respect: [+ to infinitive] First he messed up my work and then he had the cheek to accuse me of being disorganized.
(Definition of cheek from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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