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cheek

  

      n  
1   
a    either side of the face, esp. that part below the eye  
b    either side of the oral cavity; side of the mouth  
   Related adjs       buccal       genal       malar  
2    Informal   impudence; effrontery  
3    often pl  
Informal   either side of the buttocks  
4    often pl   a side of a door jamb  
5      (Nautical)   one of the two fore-and-aft supports for the trestletrees on a mast of a sailing vessel, forming part of the hounds  
6    one of the jaws of a vice  
7    cheek by jowl   close together; intimately linked  
8    turn the other cheek   to be submissive and refuse to retaliate even when provoked or treated badly  
9    with (one's) tongue in (one's) cheek      See       tongue       19  
      vb  
10    tr  
Informal   to speak or behave disrespectfully to; act impudently towards  
     (Old English ceace; related to Middle Low German kake, Dutch kaak)  
  cheekless      adj  


cheek pouch  
      n   a membranous pouch inside the mouth of many rodents and some other mammals: used for holding food  
slapped-cheek disease  
      n      another name for       fifth disease  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
id.
damn it!
Rats! I will be late to the meeting.
exp.
expression used to encourage someone to say what is on their mind, what is bothering them
exp.
it occurred to me, I suddenly thought of it, I had an idea all of a sudden
E.g: I wondered all day long how to solve this problem and it suddenly hit me...I had to talk to Marry.
n.
çà donne !
n.
Bon débarras !
n.
bonne année !
n.
bon appétit !
exp.
calm down!
n.
casse_toi !
n.
bouche cousue !
n.
something that you say which expresses your opinion on something or which gives an explanation of it
n.
vintage light on police car, i.e. a single dome with rotating lights inside. Thus nicknamed because of it's resemblance with bubblegum machines.
[US];[Coll.] Syn. bubble gum machine, gumball machine.
exp.
she's excited !
exp.
You say 'top that!' when you have achieved something and you want to challenge other people to do better
I know four celebrities - top that!
n.
çà va être sympa !
exp.
it's said for determining someone to calm down, be patient, control his/her reactions
exp.
means "that's just the way it is"
c'est comme ça, point barre
exp.
it sounds interesting or attractive
n.
new trend in computing to take into account the environmental aspect when designing IT systems.
exp.
"to be up for it" means to be willing to participate
she's really up for it: elle est partante
exp.
polite expression offering to do something for someone
exp.
I have no idea; I don't have a clue
[Informal] E.g.: Why was she upset? - Beats me!
n.
means a liquid is not clear: this tea's got bits in it, I don't like yogurt with bits in it
assez proche de l'idée de 'il y a à boire et à manger'
exp.
expression used for letting someone know that he/she should prepare for a difficult or unpleasant upcoming event
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