Definition of cheeky in English:

Share this entry

cheeky

Pronunciation: /ˈCHēkē/

adjective (cheekier, cheekiest)

chiefly British
Impudent or irreverent, typically in an endearing or amusing way: a cheeky grin
More example sentences
  • Jade has a cheeky grin and her eyes sparkle behind her thick-rimmed glasses.
  • Other tributes refer to Ryan's sense of humour, his cheeky grin and ability to cheer people up.
  • He looked at me with a cheeky grin on his face and actually imitated my hobble all the way back to the entrance door.

Derivatives

cheekiness

Pronunciation: /ˈCHēkēnəs/
noun
Example sentences
  • I guess there's nothing wrong with that as they don't hide behind teenage cheekiness and are pretty up front.
  • He's funny, co-operative and engaging and he is getting his cheekiness back.
  • She had an amazing sense of humour, and a bit of cheekiness to go with it.

Words that rhyme with cheeky

beaky, cliquey, cock-a-leekie, creaky, freaky, Geikie, Kon-Tiki, Leakey, leaky, peaky, reeky, sleeky, sneaky, squeaky, streaky, Thessaloníki, tiki, tzatziki
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.