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1. cheekbone

noun. ['ˈtʃiːkˌboʊn'] the arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheek.

Synonyms

  • malar
  • malar bone
  • os
  • zygomatic arch
  • zygomatic
  • jugal bone
  • os zygomaticum
  • bone
  • skull
  • jugale
  • arcus zygomaticus
  • zygomatic bone
  • jugal point
  • zygoma

Antonyms

  • boneless

Etymology

  • chekbon (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ceacban (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Cheekbone

  • anklebone
  • backbone
  • barbone
  • carbone
  • catrambone
  • collarbone
  • jawbone
  • kneebone
  • nalbone
  • rathbone
  • shinbone
  • t-bone
  • wishbone

Sentences with cheekbone


1. Noun, singular or mass
You can also cut layers into your hair beginning at the cheekbone to frame your face.

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