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adjective British     cheeky pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    behaving in a way that does not show respect, especially toward someone who is older or more important

    You’re a cheeky little boy!

    1. a.
      showing a lack of respect, but in a way that seems lively and attractive instead of rude

      a cheeky grin/look

  2. 2
    British informal enjoyable and unexpected or unplanned

    We dropped into the pub for a couple of cheeky pints.

  3. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    used to describe an unexpected or unscheduled pleasure

    Fancy a cheeky pint after work?

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 29/05/2015

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noun [uncountable]

mic drop

the action of deliberately dropping your microphone at the end of a speech or performance to show you think it was so good that nothing better could follow it

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moving with rhythm, together as one

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