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cheek·y

cheeky

 
pronunciation:
chi ki
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
inflections: cheekier, cheekiest
definition: impertinent or insolent; disrespectful; impudent.
He could be a bit cheeky to his mother and get away with it, but his father wouldn't stand for any impertinence.Complaining about the food when it was given for free seems a bit cheeky to me.
antonyms:
humble
similar words:
fresh, impudent, insolent, nervy, pert, saucy
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derivations: cheekily (adv.), cheekiness (n.)