Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "cheeky" []

  • Impertinently bold; impudent and saucy. (adjective)

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 "cheeky" in a sentence
  • "He's been called -- i've heard the term cheeky used."
  • ""Nothing at all, captain, only that I have my eye on them; and I've been thinking that they must somehow or another have held communication outside; and I don't like it, for those people don't get what we call cheeky without cause.""
  • "A reformed professional librarian, she also owns several hamsters and has been known to engage in cheeky cross-stitching."