Definition of 'cheeky'
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He was charming and cheeky and kind to the core. The Sun (2010)There was something cheeky about these guys. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The room lit up when he walked in with his cheeky smile and his cheeky ways. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You have to be a bit cheeky. Times, Sunday Times (2008)With a cheeky grin she admits there were benefits for him too. The Sun (2010)He knows just how far he can be cheeky and charming. The Sun (2008)Look out for a stranger with a cheeky smile. The Sun (2012)There were points where it could be a bit cheeky and fun. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He had a dazzling smile and cheeky personality. The Sun (2011)He admits he owes a lot of his success to that cheeky grin. The Sun (2010)As he does he flashes me a cheeky smile. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We will miss his cheeky grin. The Sun (2010)He gave me a cheeky smile, poked my belly and laughed. The Sun (2015)Ant and Dec are a bit too cheeky to be trusted. The Sun (2007)That cheeky grin and his business and playboy antics made him a Street legend. The Sun (2006)I will miss his cheeky smile and the way he would know better than me. The Sun (2010)I am a bit more cheeky than he might have been. The Sun (2014)Being on tour and surrounded by older pop stars, temptation is something that the cheeky youngster will face. The Sun (2010)Cheeky, charming and blunt, our feisty pop starlet reminds us of what we love most about her. The Sun (2009)He stopped in his tracks, took her hand for what seemed like ages, then said something cheeky which made her laugh. The Sun (2010)
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Translations for 'cheeky'
British English: cheeky /ˈtʃiːkɪ/ ADJECTIVE
Someone who is cheeky is rude to someone they ought to respect, but often in a charming or amusing way.
He is a very cheeky boy.
- American English: sassy
- Arabic: وَقِح
- Brazilian Portuguese: atrevido
- Chinese: 厚脸皮的
- Croatian: drzak
- Czech: drzý
- Danish: fræk
- Dutch: brutaal
- European Spanish: descarado atrevido
- Finnish: hävytön
- French: effronté
- German: frech
- Greek: αναιδής
- Italian: sfacciato
- Japanese: 生意気な
- Korean: 뻔뻔한
- Norwegian: frekk
- Polish: zuchwały
- European Portuguese: atrevido
- Romanian: obraznic
- Russian: нахальный
- Spanish: descarado
- Swedish: fräck
- Thai: ที่ไม่เคารพ
- Turkish: arsız
- Ukrainian: зухвалий
- Vietnamese: vô lễ
Definition of cheeky from the Collins English Dictionary
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