Meaning of “cheek” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /tʃiːk/
BODY [ C ]

B1 the soft part of your face below your eye:

Tears ran down his cheeks.
BEHAVIOUR [ U, no plural ] mainly UK

rude behaviour that shows that you do not respect someone:

[ + to do sth ] She had the cheek to ask me to pay for her!

(Definition of “cheek” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)