Definition of cheekbone in English:


Syllabification: cheek·bone
Pronunciation: /ˈCHēkˌbōn


  • The bone below the eye.
    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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