cheek cheek  /ˈtʃik/


  1. (n) either side of the face below the eyes
  2. (n) an impudent statement
  3. (n) either of the two large fleshy masses of muscular tissue that form the human rump
  4. (n) impudent aggressiveness
  5. (v) speak impudently to


  1. Blood was gushing from a fist-size bullet wound in King's right cheek.
  2. Once again, it's a tongue-in-cheek statement, the opposite of what it says.
  3. Everything should be a little tongue in cheek, a little dare-to-go-there.


  1. Woman says spa doctor burned hole in face

    A woman is suing a Buckhead medical spa after she says they burned a hole in her face during a photo-facial treatment. With a large scar marking her cheek, she wants others considering cosmetic work to hear her story. The woman sought the treatment at The Age Less center on Lenox Road. Her lawyers said she had a scab on her face, but a doctor at the center said it needed to be removed. “He ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WSB-TV 2 Atlanta

  2. Jenn Colella, Max von Essen and Robert Lenzi Will Record Songs from Little-Known Musical Comedy Barefoot Boy with Cheek

    UnsungMusicalsCo. (UMC) in a collaboration with the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts will record three songs from the little-known 1947 musical comedy Barefoot Boy with Cheek.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Playbill

  3. The QT: 'Lab-tested' pot for dogs, Donald Trump's invisibility cloak, and more

    A veteran journalist, tongue firmly in cheek, riffs on the headlines of the day
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Week via Yahoo! News

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  1. "I, as I do every three months, visited my dermatologist this morning. She said that I was doing fine," McCain said, adding the doctor "took a small little nick from my cheek as she does regularly and that will be ...... biopsied just to make...
    on Jul 28, 2008 By: John McCain Source: Reuters

  2. "This is the only way I can sing Thom Yorke songs, as a 19th-century chimney sweep with a top hat and a smudge on my cheek," O'Brien said.
    on Jun 10, 2010 By: Conan O Brien Source: The Associated Press

  3. Thomas said he "went to give her a kiss on the cheek and she recoiled is such a way that it made me feel uncomfortable, and I said, 'What? No love today?"
    on Sep 26, 2006 By: Isiah Thomas Source: 940 News

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