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adjective British cheeky pronunciation in American English /ˈtʃiki/
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comparativecheekier
superlativecheekiest
  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. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    2
    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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cheekily

adverb

cheekiness

noun [uncountable]

conlang

… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally

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spogs

spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles

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