Definition of cheekbone in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈCHēkˌbōn/


The bone below the eye.
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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Syllabification: cheek·bone

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