cheekily

cheeky

[chee-kee]
adjective, cheekier, cheekiest.
impudent; insolent: a cheeky fellow; cheeky behavior.

Origin:
1855–60; cheek + -y1

cheekily, adverb
cheekiness, noun


saucy, audacious, bold.
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cheeky (ˈtʃiːkɪ)
 
adj , cheekier, cheekiest
disrespectful in speech or behaviour; impudent: a cheeky child
 
'cheekily
 
adv
 
'cheekiness
 
n

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cheeky
1859, from cheek in its sense of "insolence."
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