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noun     cheek pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [countable] the soft part on each side of your face below your eyes

    Sarah kissed her on the cheek.

  2. 2
    [singular/uncountable] behaviour that is rude or does not show respect, especially towards someone who is older or more important

    I’ve had enough of your cheek.

    have the cheek to do something:

    He had the cheek to suggest that I should be the one to apologize!

  3. 3
    [countable] one of the two soft parts of your body that you sit on


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