Definition of Cheekily

1. Adverb. In a brash cheeky manner. "Brashly, she asked for a rebate"

Exact synonyms: Brashly, Nervily
Partainyms: Brash, Cheeky, Nervy



Definition of Cheekily

1. Adverb. In a cheeky or impudent manner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cheekily

1. cheeky [adv] - See also: cheeky

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cheekily

cheek muscle
cheek pouch
cheek pouches
cheek retractor
cheek retractors
cheek tooth
cheekbone
cheekboned
cheekbones
cheeke
cheeked
cheekful
cheekfuls
cheekier
cheekiest
cheekily (current term)
cheekiness
cheekinesses
cheeking
cheekless
cheekpiece
cheekpieces
cheeks
cheeky
cheeky monkey
cheep
cheeped
cheeper
cheepers
cheeping

Literary usage of Cheekily

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Sons and Lovers by David Herbert Lawrence (1922)
"They were \ in their places. But where was he himself? The time passed. The two mice, careering wi scampered cheekily over his slippers. ..."

2. How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York by Jacob August Riis (1890)
"... and the shrines of the Bend, Joss has cheekily planted his pagan worship of idols, chief among which are the celestial worshipper's own gain and lusts. ..."

3. A Parody Anthology by Carolyn Wells (1904)
"Here 's a fine mess you have left us below; Chilling our feet to the tips of our toes; cheekily landing full pert on our nose; Jinking, slinking, ..."

4. Putnam's Monthly (1907)
"said the Boy, cheekily. "That was an awfully—• ah ... ." It was no more than a sigh; for the chief was a very clever swordsman, and he had been looking for ..."

5. Studies in Modern German Literature: Sundermann; Hauptmann; Women Writers of by Otto Heller (1905)
"... the " strong man " of the play, with his enormous chest expansion and dwarfed conscience ? He cheekily poses as the Ubermensch, ..."

6. A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies by John Burke, Bernard Burke (1844)
"HENRY IV. two sisters, NICHOLAS,/ the daughters of Hugh Malpas, of cheekily,* and thus brought great estates into the family. RICHARD, the elder son, ..."

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