cheek(
chik
)
noun
1. (facial anatomy) 
Her cheeks were bright red from the cold.Sus mejillas estaban muy rojas del frío.
The chipmunk's cheeks were stuffed with seeds.Los cachetes de la ardilla listada estaban llenos de semillas.
The little one's cheeks are so gorgeous!¡Qué carrillos tan preciosos tiene el peque!
2. (buttock) 
a. la nalga (F) 
There's a nail in this bench that is pricking my cheek.Hay un clavo en esta banca que me está picando la nalga.
b. el cachete (M) (Southern Cone) 
My cheek hurts because I got a vaccine yesterday.Me duele el cachete porque ayer me dieron una vacuna.
3. (insolence) 
You have a lot of cheek talking to me like that!¡Qué descaro tienes hablándome de esa manera!
The waiter had the cheek to ask for the tip before we'd finished eating.El mesero tuvo la frescura de pedir la propina antes de que termináramos de comer.
cheek
Noun
1. (of face) 
a. la mejilla (F) 
to dance cheek to cheekbailar muy agarrados
cheek by jowl (with somebody)hombro con hombro (con alguien)
2. (fig) 
a. no direct translation 
to turn the other cheekponer la otra mejilla
3. (buttock) 
a. la nalga (F) 
4. (colloquial) 
a. la cara (F) (impudence) 
he's got a cheek!¡qué cara tiene! ¡vaya morro!
transitive verb
5. (colloquial) (United Kingdom) 
a. ser descarado(a) con (be impudent to) 
cheek [tʃiːk]
noun
1 (Anat) mejilla (f); carrillo (m); (buttock) nalga (f)
they were dancing cheek to cheek bailaban muy apretados
cheek by jowl (with) codo a or con codo (con)
to turn the other cheek poner la otra mejilla
2 (impudence) descaro (m); cara (informal) (f); frescura (f)
what a cheek! of all the cheek! ¡qué cara! (informal); ¡qué caradura! (informal); ¡qué frescura!
to have the cheek to do sth tener la cara de hacer algo
transitive verb
portarse como un fresco con (informal)
Phrases with "cheek"
Here are the most popular phrases with "cheek." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
butt cheek
nalga
chubby cheek
mejilla regordeta
kiss on the cheek
un beso en la mejilla
beef cheek
carrillera de res
Examples
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