cheek

  1. either side of the face below the eyes
  2. an impudent statement
  3. either of the two large fleshy masses of muscular tissue that form the human rump
  4. impudent aggressiveness

Cheek

Cheeks (buccae) constitute the area of the face below the eyes and between the nose and the left or right ear. They may also be referred to as jowls. `Buccal` means relating to the cheek. In humans, the region is innervated by the buccal nerve. The area between the inside of the cheek and the teeth and gums is called the buccal pouch or buccal c.....
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cheek

(chēk) the fleshy portion of either side of the face. Called also bucca and mala. any fleshy protuberance resembling the cheek of the face. cleft cheek facial cleft caused by developmental failure of union between the maxillary and frontonasal prominences.
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cheek

(from the article `digestive system, human`) The lips, two fleshy folds that surround the mouth, are composed externally of skin and internally of mucous membrane, or mucosa. The mucosa is rich ...
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cheek

[n] - either side of the face below the eyes 2. [v] - speak impudently to
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Cheek

• (n.) Those pieces of a machine, or of any timber, or stone work, which form corresponding sides, or which are similar and in pair; as, the cheeks (jaws) of a vise; the cheeks of a gun carriage, etc. • (n.) The side of the face below the eye. • (v. t.) To be impudent or saucy to. • (n.) Cool confidence; assurance; impudence. &b...
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cheek

<anatomy> The side of the face forming the lateral wall of the mouth. ... Synonym: bucca, gena, mala. ... Origin: A. S. Ceace ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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cheek

noun either side of the face below the eyes
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Cheek

Cheek (chēk) noun [ Middle English cheke , cheoke , Anglo-Saxon ceàce , ceòce ; confer Goth. kukjan to kiss, Dutch kaak cheek; perhaps akin to English chew , jaw .] 1. The side of the face below the eye. 2. The che...
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Cheek

Cheek is slang for cool confidence; assurance; impudence.
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Cheek

Cheek: The side of the face forming the side wall of the mouth. The cheek bone is part of the temporal bone of the skull that provides the prominence of the cheek. The word 'cheek' comes from the Middle English 'cheke' meaning the fleshy part of the jaw or jowl.
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Cheek

Informal term for the area of a bird's head that includes the auriculars and surrounding feather tracts.
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Cheek

Located between the lore, eye, auricular and the lower mandible.
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Cheek

See Auricular.
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cheek

Type: Term Pronunciation: chēk Definitions: 1. The side of the face forming the lateral wall of the mouth. Synonyms: bucca, gena, mala1
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