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Definitions for cheeky
ˈtʃi kicheeky

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word cheeky.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. brash, cheeky, nervyadjective

    offensively bold

    "a brash newcomer disputed the age-old rules for admission to the club"; "a nervy thing to say"


  1. cheekyadjective

    Impudent; impertinent.


  1. cheeky

    Cheeky is an adjective that describes someone or something as impudent, sassy, or boldly disrespectful in a playful or mischievous manner. It often involves wit, humor, or audacious behavior that is slightly rude or teasing, but not meant to cause serious offense.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cheeky

    a Brazen-faced; impudent; bold

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'cheeky' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4131

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cheeky in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cheeky in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of cheeky in a Sentence

  1. Julie Cole:

    If your kid is a strong, independent older teen who does not get swayed by peers, chances are they are going to respect the family home, and it won't get destroyed in a house party, if your teenager has friends who are a bit on the cheeky side, and your child seems to be a bit of a follower, I would be reluctant to leave them alone.

  2. Neil Meron:

    It really is celebratory about movies and yet it's kind of cheeky in a way, but yet it has a beautiful musical motif which... we integrate throughout the show as kind of a call-back theme.

  3. Anna Amimour:

    He was a nice person, a sensitive person, a bit shy but somebody you can rely on. He was generous, someone who loved to laugh and joke, a cheeky little boy.

  4. Kerene Barefield:

    Prince Charles came out and did a speech that supported Diana's positive work, it was lovely, but there were certainly questions. It also made people miss the cheeky chap we knew and love. But he’s got a lot to do before he gets back in the UK’s good books.

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