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Definition of Cheek

Cheek

  1. The side of the face below the eye.
  2. The cheek bone.
  3. Those pieces of a machine, or of any timber, or stone work, which form corresponding sides, or which are similar and in pair; as, the cheeks (jaws) of a vise; the cheeks of a gun carriage, etc.
  4. The branches of a bridle bit.
  5. A section of a flask, so made that it can be moved laterally, to permit the removal of the pattern from the mold; the middle part of a flask.
  6. Cool confidence; assurance; impudence.
  7. To be impudent or saucy to.

Cheek Quotations

Look up, laugh loud, talk big, keep the color in your cheek and the fire in your eye, adorn your person, maintain your health, your beauty and your animal spirits.
William Hazlitt

Even the dullest bird or face becomes interesting when you give it a good look in the wild/flesh. The way the shadow drops across the cheek, the light hits an eyebrow, etc... there are many more angles, positions etc. than you can ever imagine. My heart always makes a little jump when I see things in birds or faces that surprise me.
Siegfried Woldhek

The South is the home of 'an eye for an eye.' 'Turning the other cheek'? The South can't see that.
Greg Iles

I have felt cats rubbing their faces against mine and touching my cheek with claws carefully sheathed. These things, to me, are expressions of love.
James Herriot

I don't deserve any credit for turning the other cheek as my tongue is always in it.
Flannery O'Connor
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Cheek Translations

cheek in Afrikaans is wang
cheek in Danish is kind
cheek in Dutch is koon, wang, kaak
cheek in Finnish is poski
cheek in French is joue
cheek in German is Wange {f}, Backe {f}, Backe {f}
cheek in Italian is guancia, mascella
cheek in Norwegian is kinn, kinn
cheek in Portuguese is face, mordente
cheek in Spanish is mejilla
cheek in Swedish is skinka, kind
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