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cheeked

[cheekt] /tʃikt/
adjective
1.
having cheeks of the kind indicated (used in combination):
rosy-cheeked youngsters.
Origin of cheeked
cheek + -ed3
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  • It was said he had cheeked the old man; it was said he had frightened him.

  • Did you see, Miles, he was quite white with rage when I cheeked him?

  • So that didn't do him any good—especially as she cheeked the Coroner.

    The House by the River A. P. Herbert
  • He "cheeked" her; she tossed her head, and looked the other way.

    The Open Air Richard Jefferies
  • The fellow "cheeked" her again, told her she had a pretty face, "cheeked" her right and left.

    The Open Air Richard Jefferies
  • Even then he seems to have cheeked the chief and played Harry all round.

  • Nothing loth, the village girls "cheeked" him, and so they passed on.

    Amaryllis at the Fair Richard Jefferies
  • He was inclined to be rather fatherly at first, so I cheeked him.

    Caesar's Wife William Somerset Maugham
  • You're a ripping chap, and I'm sorry if I've ever cheeked you.

    Tell England Ernest Raymond
  • She was a blue-eyed, jolly girl of the very best sort, but the way she cheeked my big brother used to frighten me.

    A Set of Six Joseph Conrad

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