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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (insolent)
a. descarado
The boy was always getting into trouble for being cheeky with adults.El niño siempre se metía en líos por ser descarado con los adultos.
b. atrevido
Don't be so cheeky! You must respect those in authority.¡No seas tan atrevido! Hay que respetar a la gente de autoridad.
c. fresco
Because our waiter was so cheeky, my mother wouldn't give him a tip.Como nuestro mesero fue tan fresco, mi madre no le dejó propina.
d. impertinente
Juan's cheeky comments made the girls angry.Los comentarios impertinentes de Juan enfadaron a las chicas.
2. (mischievous)
a. pícaro
From the cheeky grin on his face, we knew he was the culprit.Por la sonrisa pícara de su rostro, supimos que era el culpable.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (colloquial)
a. descarado(a)
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cheeky [ˈtʃiːkɪ]
cheekier (comparative)cheekiest (superlative) [+person] descarado; fresco; [+question] indiscreto; descarado; [+grin] malicioso
don't be cheeky! ¡no seas descarado!
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