Definition of Cheekbones

1. Noun. (plural of cheekbone) ¹



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Definition of Cheekbones

1. cheekbone [n] - See also: cheekbone

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cheekbones

cheechako
cheechakoes
cheechakos
cheek
cheek-pouch
cheek bone
cheek by jowl
cheek muscle
cheek pouch
cheek pouches
cheek retractor
cheek retractors
cheek tooth
cheekbone
cheekboned
cheekbones (current term)
cheeke
cheeked
cheekful
cheekfuls
cheekier
cheekiest
cheekily
cheekiness
cheekinesses
cheeking
cheekless
cheekpiece
cheekpieces
cheeks

Literary usage of Cheekbones

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1. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1882)
"that one branch of them was distinguished by their high cheekbones, oblique eyes, and Chinese features. either side a squint; tower contains four bells, ..."

2. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1871)
"... the face is broadest, and rather flat, but narrow from the cheekbones to the chin ; this character o/the countenance being more developed in the ..."

3. Notes and Queries on Anthropology by John George Garson, Charles Hercules Read (1892)
"Are the cheekbones broad, prominent forwards, or inconspicuous ? or is the face in ... In the former the breadth of the face at the level of the cheekbones ..."

4. The People by J. L. Angel (1971)
"... linked with chewing stress from a sloping mouth plane (D4) and compressed cheekbones around sloping orbits (D5) ; the body build is tall and muscular. ..."

5. Notes and Queries on Anthropology, Edited for the British Association for edited by John George Garson, Charles Hercules Read (1899)
"In the first type the breadth of the face at the level of the cheekbones ... In the second the face is broad and flat in appearance, the cheekbones are ..."

6. Principles of Animal Biology by Aaron Franklin Shull, George Roger Larue, Alexander Grant Ruthven (1920)
"The cheekbones were prominent, as was also the chin. The skull was large, and the facial angle indicated high intelligence. Signs of civilization in the ..."

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