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See definition of cheeks on Dictionary.com
  • nounside of human face
  • nounaudacity, boldness

synonyms for cheeks

  • chop
  • choppers
  • gill
  • jowl
  • lip
  • nerve
  • confidence
  • impertinence
  • presumption
  • brazenness
  • insolence
  • disrespect
  • brashness
  • temerity
  • rudeness
  • gall
  • brass
  • chutzpah
  • sauce
  • impudence
  • effrontery
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antonyms for cheeks

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  • humbleness
  • meekness
  • timidity
  • timidity
  • caution
  • respect
  • politeness
  • meekness
  • humbleness
  • manners
  • humility
  • shyness
  • modesty
  • fear
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How to use cheeks in a sentence

She was growing accustomed to like shocks, but she could not keep the mounting color back from her cheeks.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Mary is fair as the morning dew— Cheeks of roses and ribbons of blue!
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
Very trim and strong, and confident he looked, with the glow of youth in his cheeks, and the spark of happiness in his gray eyes.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
Lady Maude advanced; she had really come in by accident; her head was bent, her eyelashes rested on her flushed cheeks.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Then, of a sudden, the little colour faded from her cheeks again, and she seemed stricken with a silence.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Her fat red cheeks would quiver with emotion, and be wet with briny tears, over the sorrows of Mr. Trollope's heroines.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
With a cry of fear Valerie shrank back against the panelled wall, her little hands to her cheeks, her eyes dilating with alarm.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Her blue eyes were shining and almost black, her cheeks flooded with a delicate pink.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
He stepped hastily back, his cheeks, before so fresh and ruddy, were now blanched with a deadly pallor.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
The Seneschal combed his beard and screwed up his pale eyes until they vanished in the cushions of his cheeks.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CHEEKS

  • ass
  • bottom
  • buttocks
  • can
  • cheeks
  • fanny
  • heinie
  • keister
  • posterior
  • rear
  • rear end
  • seat
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.