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1. cheek

noun. ['ˈtʃiːk'] either side of the face below the eyes.

Synonyms

  • lineament
  • face
  • buccinator muscle
  • buccal artery
  • musculus buccinator
  • feature
  • human face
  • arteria buccalis

Antonyms

  • thinness
  • breakableness
  • solidity
  • unbreakableness

Etymology

  • cēace (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Cheek

  • mozambique
  • martinique
  • electrique
  • veronique
  • nongreek
  • dominique
  • vanbeek
  • technique
  • respeak
  • mystique
  • misspeak
  • mcpeek
  • mcpeake
  • mcpeak
  • manrique
  • critique
  • bespeak
  • belgique
  • ashcreek
  • unique
  • tariq
  • streak
  • squeak
  • physique
  • oblique
  • monique
  • mediq
  • leveque
  • kmiec
  • henriquez

How do you pronounce cheek?

Pronounce cheek as ʧik.

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Sentences with cheek


1. Noun, singular or mass
Another might demand you give up your chocolate kiss and kiss them on the cheek as they eat it.

2. Adjective
Slim your neck and cheek areas with facial toning muscles, such as the jaw drop.

Quotes about cheek


1. You guessed? You must have been pretty sure, considering you could have killed me.""I was ninety percent sure.""I see,"Clary said. There must have been something in her voice, because he turned to look at her. Her hand cracked across his face, a slap that rocked him back on his heels. He put his hands on his cheek, more in surprise than pain."What the hell was that for?""The other ten percent.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Bones

2. I don't deserve any credit for turning the other cheek as my tongue is always in it.
- Flannery O'Connor, The Habit of Being: Letters of Flannery O'Connor

3. Stars,"she whispered. "I can see the stars again, my lady."A tear trickled down Artemis's cheek. "Yes, my brave one. They are beautiful tonight."Stars,"Zoe repeated. Her eyes fixed on the night sky. And she did not move again.
- Rick Riordan, The Titan's Curse

2. tongue-in-cheek

adverb. not seriously.

Synonyms

  • jokingly

Antonyms

  • po-faced

3. tongue-in-cheek

adverb. in a bantering fashion.

4. tongue-in-cheek

adjective. cleverly amusing in tone.

Synonyms

  • bantering
  • humourous
  • facetious

Antonyms

  • displeasing
  • unfunny
  • sobersided
  • unhumorous

5. cheek

noun. ['ˈtʃiːk'] either of the two large fleshy masses of muscular tissue that form the human rump.

Synonyms

  • gluteal muscle
  • body part
  • gluteus muscle
  • body
  • gluteus
  • torso
  • glute
  • buttock

Antonyms

  • avoid
  • back
  • uncover
  • lack

Etymology

  • cēace (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. cheek

verb. ['ˈtʃiːk'] speak impudently to.

Synonyms

  • talk

Antonyms

  • timidity
  • agreeableness

Etymology

  • cēace (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. cheek

noun. ['ˈtʃiːk'] impudent aggressiveness.

Synonyms

  • brass
  • aggressiveness
  • face
  • boldness
  • audaciousness
  • nerve

Antonyms

  • proportional font
  • leeward
  • front
  • rear

Etymology

  • cēace (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. cheek

noun. ['ˈtʃiːk'] an impudent statement.

Synonyms

  • impertinence
  • discourtesy
  • disrespect

Antonyms

  • thick
  • porosity
  • thickness
  • thin

Etymology

  • cēace (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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