Cheekiness



[chee-kee] /ˈtʃi ki/

adjective, cheekier, cheekiest.
1.
impudent; insolent:
a cheeky fellow; cheeky behavior.
/ˈtʃiːkɪ/
adjective cheekier, cheekiest
1.
disrespectful in speech or behaviour; impudent: a cheeky child
adj.

1859, from cheek in its sense of “insolence” + -y (2). Related: Cheekily; cheekiness.

adjective

Impudent; impertinent; rude (1850s+)

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