Definition of cheekbone in English:

cheekbone

Line breaks: cheek|bone
Pronunciation: /ˈtʃiːkbəʊn
 
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noun

The bone below the eye: she swept her hair back from her face to emphasize her high cheekbones
More example sentences
  • She slipped and fell while she was out shopping, and has fractured her cheekbone, and a bone in her upper arm.
  • I quickly regained my footing and rubbed at the sore spot just below my cheekbone.
  • They'd also left two gouges running diagonally across the cheekbone down to the jaw.

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