Thesaurus / cheeky
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
The essay, which has been reprinted in collections of Kael’s work, was titled “Raising Kane” — a cheeky reference to the idiom “raising Cain,” which means to cause a ruckus or raise hell.
THE TANGLED HISTORY BEHIND DAVID FINCHER’S MANK — AND ITS LINK TO CITIZEN KANE — EXPLAINEDALISSA WILKINSONDECEMBER 4, 2020VOX
Among the deaf cast members, Ahmed’s sign name was a variation on “f---up,” a cheeky nod to his learning curve.
Now, like a cheeky photo bomber, Apple’s orb bobs in the marina and uses Safdie’s towers as dramatic backdrop.
APPLE’S ‘MOST AMBITIOUS’ NEW STORE IS A DEPARTURE FROM ITS SIGNATURE DESIGNCLAYCHANDLERSEPTEMBER 8, 2020FORTUNE
The nice new house was expecting them, and a cheeky, pimply German page-boy took their packages up.
THE DEVOURERSANNIE VIVANTI CHARTRES
Her nose was quite four inches higher in the air by the end of the season, in fact she presented the most cheeky appearance.
Some of our new men have the manners of a cheeky young chawbacon on a gate.
It's awfully interesting, because we work in the Huns' front-yard in a way, and it seems so cheeky somehow.
THE STORY OF OUR SUBMARINESJOHN GRAHAM BOWER
He had leaned his arms upon the table, and now he smiled up at her like a mischievous, cheeky school‑boy.
THE SILVER BUTTERFLYMRS. WILSON WOODROW
WORDS RELATED TO CHEEKY
- fire eating
- go for broke
- hot shot
- out on a limb
- high and mighty
- on an ego trip
- on one's high horse
- puffed up
- stuck up
- wise guy
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