Definition of Cheekful

1. the amount held in one's cheek [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cheekful

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

Literary usage of Cheekful

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

1. Spiritual Magazine (1870)
"A cheekful VIEW OF THINGS. " Ah!" replied the other, " I was reflecting on the uselessness of our being filled ; for let us go away ever so full, ..."

2. Understanding South America by Clayton Sedgwick Cooper (1918)
"Even the missionary to these folk of the lofty tablelands is loath to take away this omnipresent cheekful of coca. The native of the Sierra will trot ..."

3. Belgravia by Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1873)
"Now look here, Terence and Andrew,' I said, after we'd each had a cheekful of whisky. ' Her royal Majesty has taken your case into her gracious ..."

4. America in Spitsbergen: The Romance of an Arctic Coal-mine, with an by Nathan Haskell Dole (1922)
"Ceaselessly, day and night, the multitudinous columns plied between crag and sea; the upward-bound file with gaping bill and a cheekful of shrimps intended ..."

5. More Queer Things about Japan by Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen, Norma Lorimer, William Adams, Hokusai Katsushika (1905)
"CHAPTER VII THE cheekful LOT OF THE JAPANESE WOMEN THE Japanese woman is among the most interesting specimens of the eternal feminine, as capable of the ..."

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