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Definition of "cheekbone" [cheekbone]

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cheekbone" in a sentence
  • "His whiskers were an untamed sorrel bristling and across his cheekbone was the ugly scar of a half healed wound."
  • "It’s another thing entirely to have two images side by side, take measurements of various facial proportions such as cheekbone height and nose width, and find that they do not match."
  • "The use of "cheekbone" and "teeth" represents his enemies as fierce, like wild beasts ready to devour (Ps"