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cheeky

adjective
     
cheek‧y British English
rude or disrespectful, sometimes in a way that is amusing
cheeky devil/monkey etc
You did that on purpose, you cheeky little devil!
Now don't be cheeky to your elders, young woman.
a chubby five-year-old with a cheeky grin
cheekily adverb:
He grinned cheekily.
cheekiness noun [uncountable]

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