There are 2 translations of cheek in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /tʃiːk/


  • 1 c [Anat] 1.1 (of the face) mejilla (f), cachete (m) (AmL) [familiar/colloquial] cheek by jowl with sb uno junto al otro to turn the other cheek dar* la otra mejilla
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    • As it was, I felt a burning pain on my left cheek below my eye and all over my arm.
    • His wheat colored hair appeared to have never been cut; reaching to his shoulders to cover up the hallow cheeks and stopping just below his jaw line.
    • He must have been studying the bruised lump on the right side of my forehead and long red cut on my cheek below.
    1.2 (buttock) [colloquial/familiar] nalga (f), cachete (m) (CS) [familiar/colloquial]
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    • They slapped the cheeks of their buttocks and made facial parodies that I found embarrassing.
    • When they stood up for a hymn, he noticed that her dress was tucked into the cheeks of her posterior.
    • But as soon as my cheeks eased their way onto the firm, but well-cushioned seat, I was converted.

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There are 2 translations of cheek in Spanish:



  • (BrE) [colloquial/familiar], contestar, responder
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    • When I like someone I find I do that terrible thing of giving them a bit of cheek and I am sorry to say that I cheeked the great man himself this very day.
    • They cheeked us back and we told them it wasn't a playground and shouted get out.
    • He was cheeking teachers for the first time since she had known him.

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