cheekily cheekily


  • (adv) in a brash cheeky manner



  1. When The New Yorker ran its Barry Blitt-illustrated cover cheekily portraying Michelle and Barack Obama as fist-bumping radical terrorists, it touched off a firestorm.
  2. He cheekily borrowed the title for his own thesis, namely that today's troubled economy needs to reconnect with fundamental Christian values if it is to be restored to health.
  3. Yet joy cheekily comic, indefatigably romantic is what Cole Porter was all about, whatever tests and traumas he endured.


  1. Hillary Clinton starts tweeting

    She's back. (Not that she ever really left.) Hillary Clinton issued her first tweet on Monday, causing a stir in social media as well as in the political world. The former secretary of state used her maiden tweet, sent from her new @HillaryClinton account, to cheekily capitalize on the 2012 "Texts from Hillary" Tumblr meme, [...]
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Ticket via Yahoo! News

  2. Questlove Breaks Down New York’s Fried-Chicken Scene in Six Easy Steps

    Man about town. Roots drummer and budding restaurateur Ahmir Thompson, who's better known to the world as Questlove, takes to Immaculate Infatuation to cheekily plug his Chelsea Market fried-chicken stand, in the process revealing an ad hoc taxonomy of his picks for the city's best fried chicken. Onetime rival David Chang gets high marks for his spiced variety at Momofuku , Blue Ribbon and En ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: New York Magazine


  1. "Cheekily they tried to tell me it was 2-0 when it was 1-0," Neill said. "I suppose to it was to urge us to push for another one."
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Lucas Neill Source: The Australian

  2. "This meeting is symbolic, in a sense, that it is a return to where I started my career: to the theater," Havel said, before adding with characteristic humor, "We will speak freely, cheekily and irrespective of the fact that our statements...
    on Oct 22, 2009 By: Vaclav Havel Source: Prague Post

  3. "Kids are fascinated by that, and just look at the fascination of teenagers with CSI - apparently CSI Miami is the most popular programme on the planet," Rankin says. "That's why cheekily I asked them if they could call the exhibition Crime...
    on Oct 19, 2007 By: Ian Rankin Source: Scotsman

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tacit tacit
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