Disrespectfully bold or impudent; insolent.
The word cheeky comes from the middle english word "cheke" meaning "bold" or "impudent". the word is thought to have originated in the 17th century.
- He gave the teacher a cheeky grin.
- It was a cheeky thing to say.
- She had a cheeky smile on her face.
- He was being cheeky when he asked for extra dessert.
- The little boy had a cheeky look on his face.