from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The state of being cheeky
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Cheeky conduct or speech; cool impudence.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties
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So I guess the cheekiness is a little more covert, but it's still there.
These things were right and proper, but Wikkey felt uncomfortable under an imputation of "cheekiness" from the "big chap" who had so taken his fancy, and wondered at his own feeling.
There is none of the Bond "cheekiness" or humor like the other Bonds.
"cheekiness" to bigger boys, and have used my canvas as a screen to shield off stones.
After awhile, his tirades, his vacillating and more, created doubt of sorts and yes, his questionable display of displeasure was now appearing as cheekiness.
Like all of America, I never saw the film... but I loved the cheekiness of the title -- one of the great terrible classics.
The Kaiser explained that he "loves Lily's humor, her cheekiness, her talent."
And while Rico Rodriguez and Ariel Winter deliver gracious thank yous, Nolan Gould is all scripted cheekiness, ranting about child actors being treated like animals.
This was not pure cheekiness on my part but allowed me to raise important questions about originality, translation and other interpretive challenges posed by ancient texts.
You are racing for ‘points’ .. so the race is a measure of your dash, flair, cheekiness and creativity.