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Cheeky

Cheeky

WordNet



adjective


(1)   Offensively bold
"A brash newcomer disputed the age-old rules for admission to the club"
"A nervy thing to say"
Wiktonary



Adjective



  1. Impudent; impertinent.
    • 1899, Rudyard Kipling, Stalky & Co., ch. 4:
      "Shut up," said Harrison. "You chaps always behave as if you were jawin' us when we come to jaw you."
      "You're a lot too cheeky," said Craye.
    • 1909, P. G. Wodehouse, The Swoop! or How Clarence Saved England, ch. 7:
      The Young Turks, as might have been expected, wrote in their customary flippant, cheeky style.