cheek

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈtʃiːk/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/tʃik/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(chēk)


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cheek

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. (has) [rosy, red, flushed] cheeks
  2. her cheeks blushed [from, when]
  3. kissed her on [both, the] cheeks
  4. gave her a kiss on the cheek
  5. got (some) [chocolate, lipstick, cream] on your cheek
  6. put blush on your cheeks
  7. [wipe, rub, clean] your cheek
  8. My grandmother would [squeeze, pinch] my cheeks.
  9. injected Botox in her cheeks
  10. took a [blow, hit, punch] to the cheek
  11. was [hit, punched] in the cheek
  12. [apply, add] [makeup, blush] to your cheeks
  13. His cheeks [went red, reddened, blushed] in embarrassment.
  14. Her cheeks were [red, burned] from the [sun, wind, cold].
  15. were dancing cheek to cheek
  16. eat [pig, cow, animal] cheeks
  17. idiom: [lived, worked, walked] cheek by jowl (with each other)
  18. idiom: is cheek by jowl with the [boss, president]
  19. vulgar, slang: your [ass, butt] cheeks
  20. UK: you've got [a, some] cheek [asking, saying] that!
  21. idiom: said it with tongue in cheek
  22. idiom: the [comment, remark, observation] was (very) tongue in cheek
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