cheekiness cheekiness

Definition(s):

  • (n) the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties

Usage(s):

  1. Its power--a compound of rebel cheekiness, stylistic innovation and a tragicomic vision of media power--has never waned.
  2. Carter accepts reporters' cheekiness graciously.
  3. She has to sell tradition that doesn't come off as dated, chic with enough cheekiness to attract young customers.

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Quotes

  1. "Any band that can go from 'Don't Want to Miss A Thing' (Aerosmith's #1 smash hit) to the ass-kicking 'Sweet Emotion' to the cheekiness of 'Love in an Elevator,' to the classic ballad 'Dream On' shows why Activision chose us to headline this game...
    on Feb 15, 2008 By: Steven Tyler Source: Play.tm

  2. "The team are full of energy, youthfulness and a little bit of cheekiness," said Vaughan. "It does feel different because obviously I'm a lot more experienced, and the team we're taking isn't that experienced. But I'm very excited about the...
    on Nov 15, 2007 By: Michael Vaughan Source: CricInfo.com

  3. "They epitomised everything about our way of life that we believe in and we treasure," Mr Howard said. "Their commitment, their decency, their love, their compassion, their cheekiness, their cheerfulness, all of those things that are so...
    on Apr 14, 2005 By: John Howard Source: ABC Regional Online

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