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view main entry for cheekyadjective British  /ˈtʃiki/ 
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noun [uncountable]
cheekiness noun [uncountable]Impolite and rude behaviour: discourtesy, insolence, presumption, nerve, cheek, effrontery, vulgarity, impropriety, familiarity, sass

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