Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having a cheek; -- used in composition.

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  • adjective Having some specific type of cheek.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of cheek.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Elizabeth Ann sat on her heels for a long time, watching the kitten lap the milk, and she was surprised, when she stood up, to see that Cousin Ann and Uncle Henry had come in, very red-cheeked from the cold air.

    Understood Betsy

  • School House man had been "cheeked" by a filthy little outhouse swab.

    The Loom of Youth

  • Out in the street Pete "cheeked" Blue Smoke, and swung up quickly, expecting the pony to go to it, but Smoke merely turned his head and gazed at the livery with a sullen eye.

    The Ridin' Kid from Powder River

  • She still "cheeked" my uncle, I was pleased to find.

    Tono Bungay

  • One "cheeked" him considerably in German, and I laughed.

    Twenty Years Of Balkan Tangle

  • "That I shall greatly prefer to her speaking -- as she did so extraordinarily, out of the blue, at Dedborough, upon my honour -- for the wonderful friends she picks up: the picture-man introduced by her (what was his name?) who regularly 'cheeked' me, as I suppose he'd call it, in my own house, and whom I hope, by the way, that under this roof she's not able to be quite so thick with!"

    The Outcry

  • He "cheeked" her; she tossed her head, and looked the other way.

    The Open Air

  • The fellow "cheeked" her again, told her she had a pretty face, "cheeked" her right and left.

    The Open Air

  • But there are cases where youngsters "cheeked" the drug, hiding it in their mouths.

    Las Vegas Sun Stories: All Sun Headlines

  • But there are cases where youngsters "cheeked" the drug, hiding it in their mouths.

    Las Vegas Sun Stories: All Sun Headlines

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    June 5, 2009