Meaning of “cheekbone” in the English Dictionary

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"cheekbone" in British English

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cheekbonenoun [ C usually plural ]

uk /ˈtʃiːk.bəʊn/ us /ˈtʃiːk.boʊn/

one of the two bones at the top of your cheeks, just below your eye and towards your ear:

She has the high cheekbones of a supermodel.

(Definition of “cheekbone” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cheekbone" in American English

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cheekbonenoun [ C ]

us /ˈtʃikˌboʊn/

either of the two bones at the sides of your face just below your eye

(Definition of “cheekbone” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)