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cheek /tʃiːk/ noun

گونه ، لب ، علوم مهندسی: فک ، علوم دریایی: پایه پهلویی
Synonyms: impudence, audacity, chutzpah (U.S. & Canad. informal), disrespect, effrontery, impertinence, insolence, lip (slang), nerve, temerity

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. cheek1 W3 /tʃiːk/ noun
[Language: Old English; Origin: ceace]

1. [countable] the soft round part of your face below each of your eyes:
Lucy stretched up to kiss his cheek.
Billy had rosy cheeks and blue eyes.
her tear-stained cheeks
Julie’s cheeks flushed with pleasure at the compliment.
red-cheeked/hollow-cheeked/rosy-cheeked etc
a red-cheeked plump old fellow

2. [singular, uncountable] British English disrespectful or rude behaviour, especially towards someone in a position of authority:
I’ve had enough of your cheek.
have the cheek to do something
He had the cheek to make personal remarks and expect no reaction.
She’s got a cheek; she just goes on till she gets what she wants.
It’s a bit of a cheek, asking me for money.
What a cheek! Of course I read the instructions!

3. cheek by jowl (with somebody/something) very close to someone or something else:
an expensive French restaurant cheek by jowl with a cheap clothes shop

4. turn the other cheek to deliberately avoid reacting in an angry or violent way when someone has hurt or upset you

5. cheek to cheek if two people dance cheek to cheek, they dance very close to each other in a romantic way

6. [countable] informal one of the two soft fleshy parts of your bottom Synonym : buttock
tongue in cheek at tongue1(6), ⇒ tongue-in-cheek

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. cheek2 verb [transitive]
British English to speak rudely or with disrespect to someone, especially to someone older such as your teacher or parents Synonym : sass American English:
You can cheek some teachers and they just don’t do anything.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. part of the face
ADJ. flushed, hot | cool | smooth, soft | ashen, pale, pallid, pasty | blushing, pink, rosy, scarlet | sunken His red-rimmed eyes and sunken cheeks betrayed his lack of sleep.
hamster/hamster-like, plump | unshaven | tear-stained, wet Her cheeks were wet with tears.
VERB + CHEEK brush, dab (at), stroke, touch She dabbed at her cheeks with a handkerchief.
kiss, peck | give (sb), proffer She proffered her cheek to kiss.
CHEEK + VERB blaze, burn, flame, grow hot, redden He felt his cheeks burning with shame.
PREP. across sb's/the ~ She gave him a sharp slap across his cheek.
against sb's ~ She laid her cheek against his.
down sb's ~ A tear slid down her cheek.
in sb's ~s She had a healthy bloom in her cheeks.
on sb's/the ~ He kissed his mother on both cheeks and got on the train.
PHRASES bring the colour (back) to your cheeks, the colour floods/rises/rushes to your cheeks The colour flooded to his cheeks when he realized he was being watched.
a kiss/peck on the cheek She gave him a peck on the cheek and said goodbye.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. lack of respect
ADJ. awful, bare-faced, colossal It's an awful cheek, the way he keeps asking you to lend him money.
bleeding (taboo), bloody (taboo), damned
VERB + CHEEK have He's got a cheek, making you wait outside his office.
PHRASES Of all the cheek!/What (a) cheek! He asked you for money? Of all the cheek!

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

See: turn the other cheek

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

TahlilGaran Online Dictionary ver 13.0
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